Autoinoculation and dissemination are two different forms of herpes virus spread

Acta Dermatovenerol Croat. 2006;14(4):258-60.

Abstract

Autoinoculation and dissemination (or Kaposi's varicelliform eruption or eczema herpeticum) of herpetic lesions are two forms of viral spread, and it is essential to differentiate between the two. Presented are typical examples of the two forms of viral spread.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acyclovir / therapeutic use
  • Adult
  • Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination / therapeutic use
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
  • Chin
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Herpes Simplex / drug therapy
  • Herpes Simplex / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption / drug therapy
  • Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption / pathology*
  • Lip
  • Male
  • Skin Diseases, Viral / drug therapy
  • Skin Diseases, Viral / pathology*
  • Thumb

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination
  • Acyclovir