Efficacy of topical application of etamsylate in herpes simplex labialis

Efficacy of topical application of etamsylate in herpes simplex labialis

Pedro Cuevas1, Javier Angulo2 Guillermo Giménez-Gallego3

1Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, Madrid, 2Servicio de Histología, Departamento de Investigación, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, 3Departamento de Estructura y Función de Proteínas, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Madrid, Spain.

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Herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) causes a wide variety of clinical disorders of major public health concern. HSV-1 infections are common in oral and perioral area. We report the short-term efficacy of topical application of etamsylate in herpes simplex labialis lesion. Mucosal lesion resolved after 4 days of treatment leaving behind no apparent signs of cosmetic disturbance.

Keywords: Herpes simplex virus type-1. Etamsylate. Topical application. Fibroblast growth factor

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Pedro Cuevas, Javier Angulo Guillermo Giménez-Gallego.Efficacy of topical application of etamsylate in herpes simplex labialis. International Journal of Case Reports, 2018 2:28. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr-2018-05-2902.


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