Herpes Labialis in a 17-Year-Old Boy

August 3, 2012

These extremely painful sores recently developed on the lips of a young man being treated for Hodgkin lymphoma. More details here.

Photo courtesy of Ted Rosen, MD

A 17-year-old man, who was being treated for Hodgkin lymphoma, presented for medical attention because of the presence of extremely painful “sores” on his lip. He also had newly developed palpable submandibular and submental lymphadenopathy.

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