[Herpetic gingivostomatitis in children: the clinico-epidemiological aspects and findings with acyclovir treatment. A report of the cases of 162 patients].

Abstract

The authors have performed a clinical and epidemiological study on 162 immunocompetent children with herpetic gingivostomatitis, during 1982-1991. They have observed a peak age of incidence between 9 and 28 months, absence of sex differences and seasonal variations, and a prevalence of patients of lower social status. HSV I was the most frequent… (More)

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