Vulva
Benign tumors
Hypertrophic herpes simplex virus in HIV positive patient

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 October 2017, last major update March 2003

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PubMed Search: Vulvar hypertrophic herpes simplex virus

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Hypertrophic herpes simplex virus in HIV positive patient. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/vulvahypertrophichsvpatient.html. Accessed December 17th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Rare
  • Chronic hyperproliferative plaque or mass that clinically resembles malignancy
  • In vulva or perianal region
Case reports
Treatment
  • Often ineffective, often recurs
Clinical images

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Vulvar mass

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Epithelial hyperplasia, brisk infiltrate of lymphocytes and plasma cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Vulvar mass

HSV immunostain

Positive stains
  • HSV
Additional references