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December 1970

Herpes Simplex Infection Complicating Darier's DiseaseCaused by Type 1 Herpesvirus hominis

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1970;102(6):650-653. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000120068012

A patient with known Darier's disease developed Kaposi's varicelliform eruption. The isolated virus was shown to be type 1 Herpesvirus hominis. We discuss methods and importance of typing the herpesvirus.