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Genital herpes
  1. Rajul Patel
  1. Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rajul Patel, Department of Sexual Health, Solent NHS Trust, Southampton, Hampshire, UK; prj467{at}

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Mindel A. Long term oral acyclovir in disseminated mucocutaneous herpes simplex: a case report.  Br J Vener Dis 1984; 60:125–6.

Prior to the advent of acyclovir, the management of herpes simplex virus disease was highly variable and extremely inconsistent across clinics. The mainstay of therapy had been short-term topical idoxuridine with a variety of additional therapies often used in conjunction—oral …

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