Herpes zoster: epidemiology, natural history, and common complications.

Abstract

Herpes zoster is a disease associated with aging that can significantly impair quality of life for affected individuals. Anyone infected with varicella (chickenpox) virus in childhood is at risk for reactivation of dormant virus and the onset of zoster disease, although it occurs with increasing frequency in the elderly as a result of waning of cell… (More)

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@article{Weinberg2007HerpesZE, title={Herpes zoster: epidemiology, natural history, and common complications.}, author={Jeffrey M. Weinberg}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology}, year={2007}, volume={57 6 Suppl}, pages={S130-5} }