Cervical herpes zoster and delayed brainstem infarction.

Abstract

Varicella-zoster (VZ) virus is a rare cause of CNS angiitis, which commonly presents as herpes zoster ophthalmicus with contralateral hemiplegia due to hemispheric infarction. We report the first case of VZ-angiitis with infarction in the ventral pons, following cervical herpes zoster.

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@article{Willeit1991CervicalHZ, title={Cervical herpes zoster and delayed brainstem infarction.}, author={Johann Willeit and Erich Schmutzhard}, journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery}, year={1991}, volume={93 3}, pages={245-7} }