Laser treatments of aphthous and herpetic lesions
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"This technology is effective on a variety of skin ailments, such as acne lesions and herpetic lesions
, and potentially on others," says Stranathan.
Vesicular herpetic lesions
, pain, or itching might arise around the area of exposure.
(3) Lesions frequently destroyed include condylomata, papillomas, molluscum contagiosum, herpetic lesions
, flat warts, milia, and other benign or malignant lesions.
Indicators include limiting exposure in clinically threatening situations in which an infectious cause is not ruled out, as may occur if a patient has suspected herpetic lesions
in a ward for immunocompromised, newborn, or transplant patients; new clinical symptoms are observed with immunocompromised patients; the need to initiate early treatment; or the risk of passing infection during birth.
Oral herpetic lesions such as gingivostomatitis, oral and lingual ulcers, and conjunctivitis have been described, but are usually associated with immunosuppression or stress attributable to recent importation or crowded housing conditions (12,22,23).
Most cases of human B-virus infection have been associated with apparently healthy macaques (i.e., no obvious herpetic lesions), which indicates asymptomatic shedding of the virus.
Since communication with the owner ceased before diagnosis, questions about possible herpetic lesions
on her or her guest who had been bitten by the monkey could not be answered.