Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial
versión impresa ISSN 1676-2444
MUKAI, Maira Mitsue et al. Atypical presentation of herpes simplex infection in a immunosupressed patient. J. Bras. Patol. Med. Lab. [online]. 2005, vol.41, n.2, pp. 79-82. ISSN 1676-2444. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1676-24442005000200004.
The herpes simplex infection can produce peculiar clinical features easily recognized by the physician. However, in immunocompromised people, the clinical presentation can be atypical, difficulting the diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, a case of herpes simplex occurring in a pacient taking chemotherapy is presented.
Palabras llave : Herpes simplex virus; Atypical presentation; Chronic lymphoid leukemia; Immunossupression.