Genital ulcers caused by Epstein-Barr virus.

@article{Cheng2004GenitalUC,
  title={Genital ulcers caused by Epstein-Barr virus.},
  author={Sola X Cheng and Michael Shane Chapman and Lynette J. Margesson and Debra L Birenbaum},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={
          824-6
        }
}
In North America, the most common cause of vulvar ulcers is infection with herpes simplex virus. However, Epstein-Barr virus can also cause vulvar ulcers, and may be underrecognized. Unlike herpes simplex virus, Epstein-Barr virus is not necessarily sexually transmitted. Therefore, it is particularly important to include in the differential diagnosis of genital ulcers for patients for whom a diagnosis of a venereal infection has important psychosocial consequences. We report three cases of… CONTINUE READING
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