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Viral Infections of the Skin

Three main groups of viruses cause the majority of viral skin infections:

  • papillomavirus
  • herpes simplex virus
  • poxvirus

There are many types of viral skin infections that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

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