Hutchinson's sign and its importance in rhinology.


Herpes zoster ophthalmicus usually has a typical appearance. However, if the disease is limited to the nasociliary branch of the trigeminal nerve, the ocular appearance may be confusing. Hutchinson in 1865 first noted that involvement of the external nasal branch of the fifth cranial nerve was associated with an increased incidence of ocular zoster. A case… (More)