Herpes Zoster

Classically, herpes zoster will present with rash and pain in a dermatomal distribution Immunocompromised patients are at greater risk for significant complications of zoster, including visceral dissemination and zoster ophthalmicus Appropriate therapy includes antiviral therapy within 72 hours of onset of symptoms and analgesia for acute neuritis Disseminated zoster and zoster ophthalmicus threatening sight should […]

Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation