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Herpes zoster

Introduction: Herpes zoster

Description of Herpes zoster

Herpes zoster (medical condition): Herpes zoster is an infectious viral infection that is believed to be caused by the re-activation of a previous chickenpox infection, often from ...more

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Shingles:
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Herpes zoster: eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Herpes zoster: acute infectious, usually self-limited, disease believed to represent activation of latent varicella zoster virus in those who have been rendered partially immune after a previous attack of chickenpox; it involves the sensory ganglia and their areas of innervation and is characterized by severe neuralgic pain along the distribution of the affected nerve and crops of clustered vesicles over the area.
Source: Diseases Database

Herpes zoster: An acute infectious, usually self-limited, disease believed to represent activation of latent varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN) in those who have been rendered partially immune after a previous attack of CHICKENPOX. It involves the SENSORY GANGLIA and their areas of innervation and is characterized by severe neuralgic pain along the distribution of the affected nerve and crops of clustered vesicles over the area. (From Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Herpes zoster: Related Topics

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Herpes zoster as a Disease

Herpes zoster: Another name for Shingles (or close medical condition association).
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Herpes zoster: Related Diseases

Herpes zoster: Herpes zoster is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Herpes zoster

Some of the causes of Herpes zoster are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Herpes zoster (Shingles)

Some of the symptoms of Herpes zoster incude:

Treatments for Herpes zoster (Shingles)

Treatments for Herpes zoster (Shingles) include:

Treatment of Herpes zoster: For more treatment information about Herpes zoster, see treatment of Shingles (Herpes zoster)

Herpes zoster: Article Excerpts about Shingles

This infection is produced by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After an... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

NINDS Shingles Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the virus that causes chickenpox.... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Shingles Information Page: NINDS)

Facts About Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus): NIAID (Excerpt)

Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After an attack of chickenpox, the virus ... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus): NIAID)

Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI (Excerpt)

This infection is produced by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After an initial... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Herpes zoster: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Herpes zoster:

Terms associated with Herpes zoster:

Terms Similar to Herpes zoster:

Source: Diseases Database

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Related Topics

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More specific terms for Herpes zoster:

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Broader terms for Herpes zoster

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The following terms can be used for Herpes zoster

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Herpes zoster

The following list attempts to classify Herpes zoster into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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