Author | Jana Galan, MD

Articles

Oral Herpesvirus Infection With Impetigo Bullosa

February 01, 2005

For 3 days, a 5-month-old infant had a red, papular, nonpruritic rash around her mouth and vesicles on her hands. The child was being breast-fed by her mother, who had a similar rash around her nipple. The child was afebrile, and the physical examination revealed no abnormal findings. There was no history of allergy or change in diet.