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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Gestationis

An inflammatory disease of the second and third trimesters of pregnancy characterized by widespread urticarial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. Individual lesions are indistinguishable from those of bullous pemphigoid,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Bullous Pemphigoid and Herpes Gestationis

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Gestationis/Pemphigoid Gestationis

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster

An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Key Points

…sulting 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 nerve or dorsal root ganglion with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…sons. Staff without a prior history of varicella or varicella immunization should not enter their rooms. Management of acute herpes zoster pain Antivirals are helpful in reducing acute herpes zoster pain. In patients in whom this is insufficient, a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Simplex: Initial Evaluation

…orm) pustular lesions resulting in erosions with scalloped borders are suggestive of herpes. Genital and perianal lesions of herpes are usually caused by herpes simplex type II. Herpetic whitlow may occur when digits are exposed to herpetic lesions….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Varicella & Herpes Zoster: References

…gan P, 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. Prabhu S, Sripathi H, Gupta S, Prabhu M. (2009). Childhood herpes zoster: a…

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