Herpes simplex virus type 2

Picture of herpes simplex virus type 2 lesion and usual locations

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HSV-2 usually occurs in the genital area (shaded).

Last Updated: January 13, 2009

Medical Review: Joy Melnikow, MD, MPH - Family Medicine & Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease

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