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Herpes oesophagitis in a healthy 8 year-old.
  1. H Lambert,
  2. E J Eastham


    An 8 year-old, immunocompetent child developed a severe acute herpetic oesophagitis in the absence of oropharyngeal lesions. Intravenous treatment with the antiviral drug, acyclovir, relieved symptoms within 24 hours.

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