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Any of several viral infections marked by the eruption of small vesicles on the skin or mucous membranes, especially herpes simplex.

[Middle English, from Latin herpēs, from Greek, from herpein, to creep.]

her·pet′ic (hər-pĕt′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) of or relating to any of the herpes diseases
(Pathology) a person suffering from any of the herpes diseases
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(hərˈpɛt ɪk)

of, pertaining to, or caused by herpes.
[1775–85; < Greek herpēt-, s. of hérpēs (see herpes) + -ic]
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a. herpético-a, rel. al herpes o de naturaleza similar;
___ gingivostomatitisgingivostomatitis ___, infl. de la boca y las encías causada por herpes simple.
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adj herpético
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References in periodicals archive ?
A clinical diagnosis of herpetic pharyngitis was made, and the patient was started on valacyclovir.
Dynamiclear ORO has been scientifically formulated using clinically tested and patented ingredients that work to speed up healing of herpetic lesions such as cold sores.
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* Tea tree is helpful in herpetic lesions and psoriasis patients due to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Each subject was matched with no more than four control patients all of whom had no prior history of HZ or post herpetic neuralgia-selected from the same databases.
In hard tissue application, the laser is used for caries prevention, bleaching, restorative removal and curing, cavity preparation, dentinal hypersensitivity, growth modulation and for diagnostic purposes, whereas soft tissue application includes wound healing, removal of hyperplastic tissue to uncovering of impacted or partially erupted tooth, photodynamic therapy for malignancies, photo stimulation of herpetic lesion.
STIs in Females HIV 284 Vaginocervical discharge 1092 Genitoulcerative disease (non-Herpetic) 6 Genitoulcerative disease (Herpetic) 105 Lower abdominal pain 233 Inguinal bubo 6 Warts 42 Syphilis 21 Table 2.
If you've had shingles in particular, you may still be suffering from what's called "post-herpetic neuralgia," which is lingering pain where there was once a herpetic breakout.
Suvas, "IL-2/anti-IL-2 antibody complex treatment inhibits the development but not the progression of herpetic Stromal Keratitis," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
"We know that 90% of cases of erythema multiforme are related to herpetic infections," but this patient had no recent history of herpes simplex outbreaks, Dr.
Tzanck smear is an easily performed, sensitive, specific, cost-effective and rapid test that is useful in clinical settings in dermatologist's daily practice.3,4 Arnault Tzanck first used this method for the diagnosis of cutaneous disorders in 1947.5 It can also be performed at the bedside with minimal patient discomfort.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.7
Keywords: Glucose, Herpetic neuralgia, insulin, Varicella zoster virus.