Herpes Zoster

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Herpes zoster. This patient has grouped vesicles on an erythematous base.

Herpes zoster. Unilateral S1 and S2 distribution.


Read about Herpes Zoster in Context:

Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics, 2e: Chapter 49. Common Skin Disorders

Read about Varicella Zoster:

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e: Chapter 188. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections

The Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, 3e: Chapter 129. Chickenpox

Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 7e: Chapter 3. Immunology of Aging


Melanie Allison, DNP, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Executive Editorial Specialist, McGraw-Hill Education

Melanie Allison is the Executive Manager of Education & Learning with McGraw Hill. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology and advanced lipid management. She is a part-time faculty member at a top school of nursing where she has taught for more than 15 years.

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