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J Med Life. 2013 Mar 15;6(1):84-5. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

Herpes Zoster with disseminated lesions. What is it?

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  • 1Department of Dermatology and STI, MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana Ambala- India. sanjeevguptadr@gmail.com

Abstract

Herpes Zoster (HZ) is a Cutaneous Viral infection caused by Varicella zoster virus (VZV). Lesions of HZ are usually limited to one dermatome only but sometimes, there can be dissemination of lesions. The present case describes the role of proper examination of HZ case, which presents with disseminated lesions.

KEYWORDS:

Erythema multiforme; Viral infection; cutaneous; dissemination; varicella Zoster Virus

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PMC3624655
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