• A well-nourished, immunocompetent 11-month-old boy died of disseminated herpes simplex virus infection that caused severe hepatic damage. Herpes simplex virus is rarely a cause of fulminant hepatitis in a healthy person beyond the neonatal period.
(Am J Dis Child 135:45-47, 1981)
Moedy JLA, Lerman SJ, White RJ. Fatal Disseminated Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Healthy Child. Am J Dis Child. 1981;135(1):45–47. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1981.02130250033011
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