Herpes Zoster: Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Preventive Approaches

@article{Bader2013HerpesZD,
  title={Herpes Zoster: Diagnostic, Therapeutic, and Preventive Approaches},
  author={M. Bader},
  journal={Postgraduate Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={125},
  pages={78 - 91}
}
  • M. Bader
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medicine
Abstract Herpes zoster (Hz), which generally presents as a localized, painful cutaneous eruption, is a common clinical problem, particularly among adults ≥ 50 years of age and immunocompromised patients. The diagnosis of Hz is mainly made clinically, except in patients with atypical manifestations or certain complications, such as central nervous system involvement, in which laboratory virologic testing is required. In addition to having a higher mortality rate, immunocompromised individuals… Expand

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