"Herpes Simplex" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A group of acute infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2 that is characterized by the development of one or more small fluid-filled vesicles with a raised erythematous base on the skin or mucous membrane. It occurs as a primary infection or recurs due to a reactivation of a latent infection. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Herpes Simplex".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Herpes Simplex".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Herpes Simplex" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Herpes Simplex" was a major or minor topic of these publication.