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DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.18590/mjm.2016.vol2.iss2.8

Abstract

Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a disease process caused by re-activation of varicella zoster virus in the dorsal root ganglia. Most commonly, it presents with burning pain and a characteristic vesicular rash. However neurologic complications may occur, most often including neuralgia, and less commonly paresis. We present a case of post-herpetic paresis in an 86- year- old female.

Conflict(s) of Interest

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