A long-term prospective clinical study of orofacial herpes simplex virus infection in acute leukemia.

  • Angelina Barrett
  • Published 1986 in Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology

Abstract

Orofacial mucocutaneous infections resulting from herpes simplex virus (HSV) were detected in 40% of patients with acute leukemia. Of the 34 separate episodes, oral mucosal sites were involved in 22 cases. Evidence to support dissemination of HSV was found in 3 patients on 4 separate occasions. The relationship of neutrophil levels to the onset and… (More)

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@article{Barrett1986ALP, title={A long-term prospective clinical study of orofacial herpes simplex virus infection in acute leukemia.}, author={Angelina Barrett}, journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology}, year={1986}, volume={61 2}, pages={149-52} }