"Herpes Zoster" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Herpes Zoster" by people in Profiles.
Increased Stroke Risk Following Herpes Zoster Infection and Protection With Zoster Vaccine. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 02 08; 76(3):e1335-e1340.
Case report: aseptic meningitis secondary to varicella-zoster virus (VZV) without an exanthem post MMR vaccination. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 03; 21(1):746.
Atypical herpes zoster presentation in a healthy vaccinated pediatric patient. Cutis. 2017 Nov; 100(5):303-304.
The Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Rheumatic Diseases: Duration of Response. J Rheumatol. 2017 07; 44(7):968-969.
Folliculocentric Herpes: A Clinicopathological Study of 28 Patients. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Feb; 39(2):89-94.
Incidence and Prevention of Herpes Zoster Reactivation in Patients with Autoimmune Diseases. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2017 02; 43(1):111-121.
Herpes zoster of gingiva in an older woman: a rare case report. Gerodontology. 2017 Jun; 34(2):280-283.
Risk factors for herpes zoster in rheumatoid arthritis patients: the role of tumour necrosis factor-a inhibitors. Intern Med J. 2015 Mar; 45(3):310-8.
Herpes zoster vaccination in SLE: a pilot study of immunogenicity. J Rheumatol. 2013 Nov; 40(11):1875-80.
The case for Zostavax vaccination in systemic lupus erythematosus. Vaccine. 2013 Aug 12; 31(36):3640-3.