Herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus are epitheliotrophic viruses common to the oral cavity. They produce acute and chronic disorders of oral mucosa of interest to the dermatologist. Most of these lesions are benign in nature. However, both viruses are harbored latently, and their malignant potential remains to be defined.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Seminars in Dermatology|
|State||Published - 1994|
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