Herpesviridae

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Herpesviridae

[‚hər·pēz′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-containing viruses characterized by enveloped virions containing one molecule of double-stranded linear DNA wrapped around an associated spool-shaped protein inside an icosahedron. It includes subfamilies Alphaherpesvirinae (herpes simplex virus group), Betaherpesvirinae (cytomegalovirus group), and Gammaherpesvirinae (lymphoproliferative virus group).
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6,7 In this method, scrapings from the floor of the vesicles are transferred to a glass slide, stained with various dyes, and then examined under the light microscope, that reveals multinucleated giant cells in herpetic infection, acantholytic cells in pemphigus, dyskeratotic acantholytic cells and cocci in bullous impetigo, pseudohyphae in candidiasis and necrotic basal cells in toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Now routine treatment of oral herpetic infection is the use of topical or oral acyclovir.
34) Johnson et al stated that Peripheral nerve stimulation of the supraorbital or infraorbital branches of the trigeminal nerve is an effective method for relief of neuropathic pain in post herpetic infection.
Histopathology revealed intraepidermal vesiculation with ballooning and reticular degeneration and cytopathic changes of herpetic infection.
The herpetic infection had been treated with valacyclovir 1000 mg 3 times a day for 10 days with no scar formation.
In conclusion, this case illustrates a rare clinical presentation of ocular herpes--one of the many manifestations of herpetic infection.
The ophthalmologic involvement of herpetic infection was negative.
Among our cases of Classified uveitis, HLA-B27-positive anterior uveitis without systemic manifestation, Fuchs uveitis syndrome (FUS), herpetic infection, multiple sclerosis and Lyme disease were rarely seen (Table).
5 for the aqueous and ethanolic extract, respectively, thus propolis extracts might be suitable for topical therapy in recurrent herpetic infection.