Stomach
Infections
Herpes simplex virus

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 November 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
  • Rare in stomach, patients may be immunocompromised
  • Herpes varicella zoster also rare in stomach
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Basophilic, ground glass intranuclear inclusions in epithelial cells