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L. S. Blieden, P. Chevez-Barrios, M. T. Yen; Herpes Simplex Vegetans Presenting as an Eyelid Mass in a Young Girl With Congenital Immunodeficiency. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2010;51(13):1479.
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To present a unique case of herpes simplex vegetans in a 16year-old girl with primary immunodeficiency presenting witha fungating left lower eyelid.
A case presentation of a fungating right lower eyelid mass ina 16 year old girl with t-cell immunodeficiency.
Histopathologic diagnosis of the excised lesion revealed positiveimmunohistochemistry for herpes simplex, confirming the diagnosisof herpes simplex vegetans.
We believe this to be the first published case of herpes simplexvegetans occurring on the eyelids and include a brief discussionwith review of the literature.
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