Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2020; 24 (17): 9151-9153

DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202009_22863

Short report – Herpes simplex lesion in the lip semimucosa in a COVID-19 patient

D. Kitakawa, F.E. Oliveira, P. Neves de Castro, L.F.C.S. Carvalho

Odontologia, Centro Universitário Braz Cubas, Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil. prineves.odonto@gmail.com


OBJECTIVE: The present case report aims to make a discussion concerning oral manifestations in a patient with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19. Female patient, 20 years old, nursing technician, showed severe sore throat and headache without presence of fever. She tested positive for COVID-19 RT-PCR test in 2 episodes. She also showed lesions in the median lower lip semimucosa and severe pruritus, with a clinical course of 14 days, in which we performed a clinical diagnosis of herpes simplex infection. We need to be precise in terms of clinical appearance and possible relation with the disease, as the clinicians have access to the patients.

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D. Kitakawa, F.E. Oliveira, P. Neves de Castro, L.F.C.S. Carvalho
Short report – Herpes simplex lesion in the lip semimucosa in a COVID-19 patient

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 2020
Vol. 24 - N. 17
Pages: 9151-9153
DOI: 10.26355/eurrev_202009_22863