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Varicella zoster virus(VZV)
Herpes zoster occurs at all ages.
among the 60’s (5–10 cases per 1000 persons)
1.2 million cases occur annually in the United States.
Higher incidence in chronic disease patients.
Hypertension, DM, Pulmonary Tbc, Leukemia, Lymphoma, AIDS
Recurrent herpes zoster is exceedingly rare
except in immunocompromised hosts, especially AIDS.
Viral disease charaterized by painful skin rash with vesicles in a limited area on one side of the body
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Harrison`s Principles of Internal Medicine,17ed, Chapter 173. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections
A.D.A.M. Interactive Anatomy 4.0