cold sore

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Synonyms for cold sore

caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)

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A forty-seven-year-old man had a history of recurrent oral aphthae and genital ulceration, anterior uveitis, and erythema nodosum that led to a diagnosis of BD 15 years ago.
Vulvovaginal aphthae, pseudowarts, and infantile labial agglutination are nearly unique to girls, she said.
She had a combination of minor and major aphthae growing in her mouth.
The significant findings included ulcers and erosions in 36%, erythema in 22%, aphthae in 17%, nodular lymphoid hyperplasia in 20%, and other features in 5%.
In October 2001, she developed fatigue, fever, anorexia, and painful oral and vaginal aphthae and skin pustules, along with erythematous tender subcutaneous nodules of the lower extremities consistent with erythema nodosum.
He initially had recurrent painful oral aphthae and subsequently developed severe granulomatous colitis with extraintestinal involvement of the perianal tissues and the esophagus.