We report on a patient who presented with an unusual manifestation of primary herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection. Furthermore, this case again shows that even the correct use of a condom has limited protecting value. We emphasize the usefulness of informing patients carefully about transmission risks of HSV.

Condoms, HSV-2 infection, Unusual presentation
dx.doi.org/10.1258/095646207780658845, hdl.handle.net/1765/36492
International Journal of STD & AIDS
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

van den Bos, R.R, & van der Meijden, W.I. (2007). Condoms do not cover everything: An unusual presentation of herpes simplex virus-2 infection. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 18(4), 283–284. doi:10.1258/095646207780658845