"Herpes Labialis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Herpes simplex, caused by type 1 virus, primarily spread by oral secretions and usually occurring as a concomitant of fever. It may also develop in the absence of fever or prior illness. It commonly involves the facial region, especially the lips and the nares. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
- Herpes Labialis
- Herpes Simplex, Labial
- Labial Herpes Simplex
- Cold Sore
- Cold Sores
- Sore, Cold
- Sores, Cold
- Fever Blister
- Blister, Fever
- Blisters, Fever
- Fever Blisters
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