Acute herpetic stomatitis: nature and prevalence of the disease

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Acute herpetic stomatitis is quite common among adults and children with a disease that has a viral etiology. It is considered as a manifestation of primary infection caused by a herpes simplex virus.

Herpes virus - infections often occur in childhood due to the peculiarities of the formation of the immune system in the development of the organism. About a third of the planet's population is affected by this infection, about half of the patients are struggling with attacks several times a year. This also includes acute herpetic stomatitis, appears in the oral cavity.

The nature of the viral infection

Dentists claim that the annual incidence of children under the age of 15 years with primary herpetic stomatitis increases. This disease is in one of the first places among various lesions of the oral mucosa, and also leads among children with infectious diseases.

Approximately 12-13% of children with acute herpetic stomatitis, this disease becomes chronic and is constantly recurring.

Herpes virus is quite common in nature and can cause a variety of diseases:

Acute herpetic stomatitis: nature and prevalence of the disease
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