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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 97-99

Chronic genital herpes

Department of Dermatology and STD, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Devinder Mohan Thappa
Department of Dermatology and STD, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.39014

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A 30-year-old, previously healthy, nulliparous married woman presented with painful genital ulceration of 1 month duration. She was admitted with a diagnosis of chronic genital herpes with oral thrush and pulmonary tuberculosis. ELISA test for antibodies against HIV was positive for both the partners. She was treated in isolation ward with four-drug regimen of antituberculous therapy (ATT), oral cloxacillin oral fluconazole and acyclovir 400 mg three times daily. The genital lesions completely resolved after treatment with acyclovir.

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