herpetiform

herpetiform

 [her-pet´ĭ-form]
resembling herpes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

her·pet·i·form

(her-pet'i-fōrm),
Resembling herpes.
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her·pet·i·form

(hĕr-pet'i-fōrm)
Resembling herpes.
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herpetiform

Herpes-like.
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There are several types of canker sores, including minor, major and herpetiform sores.
Aphthous ulcers are classified as minor, major, and herpetiform. Minor aphthous ulcers involve the presence of one to five ulcers at a time, with each ulcer less than 1 cm in diameter.
Recurrent apthous ulcers (RAU) are painful lesions which may be round or ovoid in shape with defined borders and irregular margins, yellow or grey base covered by fibro membranous layer.4 They can affect both keratinized and non-keratinized mucosa but mostly occurs on lips, soft palate, buccal or labial mucosa or tongue.5 The apthous ulcers are divided into three types (minor, major, herpetiform) depending upon their sizes.6 Minor ulcers make up more than 80% of all recurrent apthous ulcers.
Herpetiform ulcers are multiple pinpoint ulcers that heal within about a month.
RAS can be examined in three types which are minor, major and herpetiform ulcers.
[9] described a case of DFP with typical RH after trans-labyrinthine resection of an acoustic neuroma: the herpetiform lesions appeared on the ipsilateral ear canal and extended to the ipsilateral buccal mucosa; anti-VZV antibodies were elevated.
Stanley divides the oral aphthae into minor, major, and herpetiform (1).
The lesion is a rare in appearance or occurrence in oral cavity and many a times, it is confused with various systemic disorders such as mucous membrane pemphigoid, epidermolysis bullosa, and herpetiform dermatitis.
In addition to the erythema and herpetiform vesicular desquamation observed on the right upper eyelid and frontal region, slit-lamp examination revealed corneal epithelial keratitis, 2+ cells in the anterior chamber, and keratic precipitates.
These ulcers are divided into minor, major, and herpetiform. Features of minor RAS, which covers more than 85% of all cases, are diameter up to 1 cm and non-scarring healing in 7 to 10 days (13, 21, 42).
Cryptococcal skin lesions may present in a variety of manifestations, including cellulitis, ulcers, pustules, granulomata, abscesses, and herpetiform or molluscum contagiosum-like lesions.