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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

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Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and varicella being characterized by widespread discrete vesicles in children as a rule.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

…and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella

…and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…in congenital varicella syndrome, a syndrome marked by significant morbidity and mortality to both mother and child. Herpes zoster Herpes zoster represents the reactivation of VZV from the cranial or dorsal root ganglion with presentation of a…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…rapy. Infections of the ophthalmic branch (V1) of the trigeminal nerve and the Ramsey-Hunt syndrome (facial palsy and herpes zoster oticus) are exceptions where oral antiviral therapy is indicated. Significant zoster neuralgia is also a relative…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: References

…, Care CC (2009) A 9 year follow-up of post herpetic neuralgia and predisposing factors in elderly patients following herpes zoster, J Infection, 59:416-420. Weinberg JM (2007) Herpes zoster: epidemiology, natural history, and common complications,…

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Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…Lesions may be bullous and together with crusting can mimic herpetic lesions (see below). Bullous lesions of impetigo Herpes zoster is caused by dermatomal reactivation of varicella virus and can also result in grouped clear fluid-to-pus-filled…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Herpes zoster (shingles) Note that vesicles and papulovesicular lesions are grouped with an erythematous to hemorrhagic base. Primary varicella infection Differential diagnosis Herpes simplex virus (oral) Note that the…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Clinical Cases

…y appearing male Normal vital signs Thoracic dermatomal band of vesicles on an erythematous base Diagnosis: localized herpes zoster Recommend acyclovir 800 mg 5 times daily for 7 days Recommend application of aluminum acetate compresses 3-4 times…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…B and C serologies. Prior to beginning immune suppressive therapy, consider the following vaccinations: hepatitis B, herpes zoster, and strep pneumoniae (pneumococcus). Annual flu vaccines are also recommended. In the presence of a history of…