Gingivostomatitis is the most common primary and symptomatic clinical manifestation of HSV-1 infection. Painful oral lesions appear as ulcerative erosions on the gingiva, palate, buccal mucosa, and tongue, leading to eating and drinking difficulties with an evolution between 10-14 days. This paper describes a case of a 19- month-old boy with severe painful Gingivostomatitis lesions. Low level laser therapy (LLLT) was used with an immediate outcome.
Low-level-laser Therapy as an Alternative Treatment for Primary Herpes Simplex Infection: A Case Report
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Ricardo Navarro, Marcela Marquezan, Daniella Ferraz Cerqueira, Bruno Lopes DA Silveira, Maria Salete Nahás Pires Corrêa; Low-level-laser Therapy as an Alternative Treatment for Primary Herpes Simplex Infection: A Case Report. J Clin Pediatr Dent 1 July 2007; 31 (4): 225–228. doi: https://doi.org/10.17796/jcpd.31.4.yl4178275423171p
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