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Shingles

Introduction: Shingles

Description of Shingles

Shingles (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 many ...more

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

Shingles: 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.
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Shingles: 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.
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Shingles as a Disease

Shingles (medical condition): See Shingles (disease information).
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Shingles: Shingles is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Shingles: Article Excerpts

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.... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus): NIAID)

NINDS Shingles Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the virus that ... (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... (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... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

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