Clinical features of human immunodeficiency virus-associated disseminated herpes zoster virus infection--a review of the literature.

@article{Cohen1989ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of human immunodeficiency virus-associated disseminated herpes zoster virus infection--a review of the literature.},
  author={Philip Randolph Cohen and Marc E. Grossman},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={273-6}
}
Some similarities and several differences in the epidemiological, morphological, therapeutic, and prognostic features of HIV-associated disseminated HZV infection and disseminated HZV infection occurring in HIV-seronegative immunosuppressed patients exist. The severity of the cutaneous disseminated HZV infection, the potential for significant HZV-related morbidity, and the poor prognosis associated with this infection in HIV-seropositive patients, warrants prompt therapeutic intervention. The… CONTINUE READING
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