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whitlow

any pussy inflammation of the end of a finger or toe
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* Health care professionals should wear gloves when examining children and adolescents with active oral lesions, and wash their hands after examination to avoid transmission of HSV-1 and herpetic whitlow. * Teenagers who are sexually active should be encouraged to use a condom to prevent the spread of genital herpes during sexual intercourse and avoid oral genital contact if transmission is possible.
Herpetic whitlow infection in a general pediatrician: An occupational hazard.
Herpetic whitlow, a painful infection of the fingertip, is caused by touching herpes sores.
Herpetic whitlow, or herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection of the hand, was first reported by Adamson in 1909.
Herpetic whitlow is a direct inoculation into the skin of a finger by HSV-1 (Rosen & Ablon, 1997).
The differential diagnosis for pernio includes Raynaud's phenomenon, frostbite, herpetic whitlow, and purpura caused by cryoproteinemia.
Herpetic whitlow, a condition in which the herpes simplex virus (HSV) affects the digits, was first described in 1909.
* Herpetic whitlow. Restrict the worker from direct patient care until the lesions have crusted.
When a herpetic whitlow develops--a painful herpes infection typically on the fingers or around fingernails--it may be misdiagnosed as a bacterial infection because of the lesion's disturbingly dark coloring.