Clinical diagnosis of recurrent herpes simplex blepharitis in an adult: a case report.

  • Euologio Besada
  • Published 1994 in Journal of the American Optometric Association


BACKGROUND Herpes simplex (HSV) blepharitis occurs usually in children as a primary infection. Though primary HSV blepharitis is also observed in adults, recurrent HSV blepharitis involving the same area of the eyelid is unusual in this group. Two clinical types have been identified, one consisting of vesicular type lesions and a second characterized by… (More)


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