Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Herpetic whitlow

Herpetic whitlow

History

          A middle-aged lady suffered sudden excrutiating pain on two finger pulps (thumb and index finger) associated with discrete pustules of three days duration. One week later, the lesions have disappeared on treatment of oral acyclvir and topical fusidic acid cream.
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