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June 1971

Herpes Simplex Infections of the Digits

Author Affiliations

From the Harrison Department of Surgical Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Arch Surg. 1971;102(6):600-603. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350060064021

Herpes simplex infections of the digits occurred in eight patients, five of whom were medical and dental personnel. It is important that those physicians seeing this entity recognize it, for the disease has a self-limiting course which rarely is benefited by surgical intervention.

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