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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2

Herpes simplex virus type 2 lesion and usual locations

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HSV-2 usually occurs in the genital area (shaded).

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
Last Revised December 20, 2012

Last Revised: December 20, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease

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