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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 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

Varicella & Herpes Zoster

…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…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: 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 nerve or dorsal root ganglion with presentation of…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Treatment

…taff 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 variety…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: 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. Prabhu S, Sripathi H, Gupta S, Prabhu M. (2009). Childhood herpes zoster: a clustering of…

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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: Initial Evaluation

…piric treatment should also be initiated in such cases (see Treatment section). Primary varicella infection Pediatric Herpes zoster (shingles) Note that vesicles and papulovesicular lesions are grouped with an erythematous to hemorrhagic base….

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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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Varicella & Herpes Zoster: 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 a…

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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…

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Intitial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Linear IgA dermatosis Bullous arthropod Bullous pemphigoid Pemphigus vulgaris Herpes zoster

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