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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.
Although thumb/finger sucking can be relatively innocuous prior to the age of 5, chronic finger sucking may lead to problems such as negative peer evaluation (Friman, McPherson, Warzak, & Evans, 1993), digital deformities (Rankin, Jabaley, Blair, & Fraser, 1988), dental malocclusion (Friman, 1987) and herpetic whitlow (Weisman & Troncal, 1991).
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.