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Zoster

Introduction: Zoster

Description of Zoster

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

Zoster: See also:

Shingles:
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  »Symptoms of Shingles
  »Causes of Shingles
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Zoster: eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Zoster: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Zoster:

Zoster as a Disease

Zoster: Another name for Shingles (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Shingles
  »Symptoms of Shingles
  »Causes of Shingles
  »Treatments for Shingles

Zoster: Related Diseases

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

Causes of Zoster

Some of the causes of Zoster are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Zoster (Shingles)

Some of the symptoms of Zoster incude:

Treatments for Zoster (Shingles)

Treatments for Zoster (Shingles) include:

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

Zoster: Article Excerpts about Shingles

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.... (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.... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Zoster: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Zoster:

Terms associated with Zoster:

Terms Similar to Zoster:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Zoster

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Hierarchical classifications of Zoster

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

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

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