Cutaneous lumbosacral Herpes Simplex virus among patients hospitalized for an advanced disease

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 04/06/2012

Cutaneous lumbosacral Herpes simplex virus (HSV) remains uncommon in patients hospitalized with advanced diseases. Most of these patients suffer from pressure ulcers or other dermatitis; the authors advocate increased attention of this diagnosis to avoid skin complications and added pain.

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