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Definition: An infection caused by a herpes simplex virus. Can affect the genitals, buttocks or anal areas. Oral herpes causes cold sores on the face or mouth.

Pronunciation: her´pēz

Body System: Lymphatic

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: herpes

B00.82 Herpes simplex myelitis
B02.39 Other herpes zoster eye disease
O26.40 Herpes gestationis, unspecified trimester
O26.41 Herpes gestationis, first trimester
O26.42 Herpes gestationis, second trimester
O26.43 Herpes gestationis, third trimester
P35.2 Congenital herpesviral [herpes simplex] infection
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