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|Title:||HSV-2 meningitis disseminated from a herpetic whitlow||Authors:||Karpathios, Themistocles
Yiallouros, Panayiotis K.
Fretzayas, Andrew M.
|Keywords:||Herpetic whitlow;HSV-2;Meningitis;Mortality reduction efforts||Category:||Clinical Medicine||Field:||Medical and Health Sciences||Issue Date:||May-2012||Publisher:||W. S. Maney & Son Ltd||Source:||Paediatrics and International Child Health, 2012, Volume 32, Issue 2, Pages 121-122||Abstract:||HSV-2 meningitis is uncommon in childhood and is mainly associated with genital lesions or a history of sexual abuse. A 7-year-old boy with recurrent herpetic whitlow developed HSV-2 meningitis. HSV-2 was identified in the CSF by PCR. In children with herpetic whitlow, the risk of HSV-2, although rare, should be considered.||URI:||http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/4425||ISSN:||2046-9055||DOI:||10.1179/2046905511Y.0000000004||Rights:||© W. S. Maney & Son Ltd||Type:||Article|
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