Herpes has been described in connection with both adult and infantile scurvy.
Achor is, 'a species of the Herpes;' and Hey, 'an expression of joy.'
In 1842–43 Gruby showed that Herpes tonsurans, a form of ringworm, is due to the fungus Trichophyton tonsurans.
Herpes of the lips, due to a mild staphylococcal infection, is common in delicate children and in the early stages of pneumonia.
Herpes facialis is often observed in association with colds and febrile and lung diseases.
Shingles, shing′glz, n. popular name for the disease Herpes zoster.
Herpes of the lips sometimes occurs in the commencement of the disease.
Herpes consists of gregarious spreading excoriations, which are succeeded by branny scales or scabs.