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July 15, 1968

Association of Recurrent Herpes Simplex With Neuralgia

Author Affiliations

From the departments of dermatology (Dr. Constantine and Dr. Montes), pathology (Dr. Constantine), and microbiology (Dr. Francis), University of Alabama, Birmingham.

JAMA. 1968;205(3):181-183. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140290073025

A patient had recurrent herpes simplex on the forehead associated with neuralgia and regional adenopathy. The pain preceded the skin lesions by about 24 hours. The herpesvirus was isolated and identified.