Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by neo_star, Dec 28, 2012.
Identify the etiology.
malnutrition ? anaemia ?
No, it's a viral infection.
Ans: Herpes simplex viral stomatitis
We usually associate the more severe infection to herpes...the reason I posted this. Primary herpes can have varying degrees of severity ( and so also many other conditions ) and the textbook picture will only be seen in 50% cases and the textbook picture is usually the most stark / severe form.
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