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Research & Reviews  2,111 results

Thermographic follow-up of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) subsequent to Ramsay Hunt syndr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7840788
BMC Neurology; Liao YM, Lu HF et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS) is caused by a reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection, and it is characterized by the symptoms of facial paralysis, otalgia, auricular rash, and/or an oral lesion. Elderly patients or immunocompromised pa...

Herpes zoster may be a marker for COVID-19 infection during pregnancy.
https://doi.org/10.12788/cutis.0133
Cutis Elsaie ML, Youssef EA et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus infection causes 2 distinct forms of disease: varicella (commonly known as chickenpox) and herpes zoster (HZ)(commonly known as shingles). Primary varicella-zoster virus infection results in the diffuse vesicular rash that i...

The N-terminus of varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein B has a functional role in fusion.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7817050
PLoS Pathogens; Oliver SL, Xing Y et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a medically important alphaherpesvirus that induces fusion of the virion envelope and the cell membrane during entry, and between cells to form polykaryocytes within infected tissues during pathogenesis. All members...

Intravenous Administration of Vitamin C in the Treatment of Herpes Zoster-Associated Pa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7723478
Pain Research & Management; Liu Y, Wang M et. al.

Dec 18th, 2020 - Herpes zoster (HZ) is an acute inflammatory neurocutaneous disease caused by the reactivation of varicella-zoster virus. It is estimated that the incidence of postherpetic neuralgia following HZ is 10-20%. The leading risk factors of the prognosis...

Varicella-zoster virus VLT-ORF63 fusion transcript induces broad viral gene expression ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7730162
Nature Communications; Ouwendijk WJD, Depledge DP et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) establishes lifelong neuronal latency in most humans world-wide, reactivating in one-third to cause herpes zoster and occasionally chronic pain. How VZV establishes, maintains and reactivates from latency is largely un...

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Guidelines  25 results

Herpes Zoster and Diabetes Mellitus: A Review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6104256/
Diabetes Therapy; Papagianni,M.,et al

Mar 31st, 2018 - Accumulating evidence suggests that diabetes mellitus (DM) represents an important risk factor for both herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia. Moreover, post-herpetic neuralgia appears to be more severe and persistent in diabetic patients. On ...

Shingrix Vaccine for Shingles Prevention: What Pharmacists Should Know
https://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/supplementals/2018/immunizationsupplementfebruary2018/shingrix-vaccine-for-shingles-prevention-what-pharmacists-should-know

Feb 23rd, 2018 - Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) was approved in October 2017 for adults 50 years and older for the prevention of herpes zoster (shingles).1 Shingles develops after the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same vi...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) For Health Care Professionals | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/shingles/hcp/index.html

Oct 16th, 2017 - Health care professionals, read more about the clinical overview, diagnosis and testing, prevention, and transmission of varicella-zoster virus (VZV).

Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities
https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/pdf/guidelines/environmental-guidelines.pdf

Feb 14th, 2017 - Although the environment serves as a reservoir for a variety of microorganisms, it is rarely implicated in disease transmission except in the immunocompromised population. Inadvertent exposures to environmental opportunistic pathogens (e.

The Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Herpes Zoster: How Good Is It?
https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/3/suppl_1/243/2635733
Open Forum Infectious Diseases; Dooling,K.,et al

Oct 26th, 2016 - Background. One in three people will develop herpes zoster (HZ) during their life. Differential diagnosis of a dermatomal vesicular rash include herpes simplex virus (HSV), enteroviruses, contact dermatitis as well as HZ vaccine virus. Accurate cl...

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Drugs  4 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2,191 results

Thermographic follow-up of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) subsequent to Ramsay Hunt syndr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7840788
BMC Neurology; Liao YM, Lu HF et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS) is caused by a reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection, and it is characterized by the symptoms of facial paralysis, otalgia, auricular rash, and/or an oral lesion. Elderly patients or immunocompromised pa...

Herpes zoster may be a marker for COVID-19 infection during pregnancy.
https://doi.org/10.12788/cutis.0133
Cutis Elsaie ML, Youssef EA et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus infection causes 2 distinct forms of disease: varicella (commonly known as chickenpox) and herpes zoster (HZ)(commonly known as shingles). Primary varicella-zoster virus infection results in the diffuse vesicular rash that i...

The N-terminus of varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein B has a functional role in fusion.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7817050
PLoS Pathogens; Oliver SL, Xing Y et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a medically important alphaherpesvirus that induces fusion of the virion envelope and the cell membrane during entry, and between cells to form polykaryocytes within infected tissues during pathogenesis. All members...

Acyclovir - acyclovir sodium injection, solution-Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=badf347b-eeee-4239-9c74-966f262925aa

Jan 4th, 2021 - Acyclovir Sodium Injection is indicated for the treatment of initial and recurrent mucosal and cutaneous herpes simplex (HSV-1 and HSV-2) in immunocompromised patients. Acyclovir Sodium Injection is indicated for the treatment of severe initial cl...

Intravenous Administration of Vitamin C in the Treatment of Herpes Zoster-Associated Pa...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7723478
Pain Research & Management; Liu Y, Wang M et. al.

Dec 18th, 2020 - Herpes zoster (HZ) is an acute inflammatory neurocutaneous disease caused by the reactivation of varicella-zoster virus. It is estimated that the incidence of postherpetic neuralgia following HZ is 10-20%. The leading risk factors of the prognosis...

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News  135 results

Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Postherpetic Neuralgia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928400_1

May 31st, 2020 - Human herpesvirus 3, also known as the varicella-zoster virus, can cause herpes zoster, a viral infection that usually occurs in childhood as chickenpox. After the acute phase of the infection, the virus can remain dormant for many years within th...

Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Postherpetic Neuralgia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928400

May 31st, 2020 - Human herpesvirus 3, also known as the varicella-zoster virus, can cause herpes zoster, a viral infection that usually occurs in childhood as chickenpox. After the acute phase of the infection, the virus can remain dormant for many years within th...

Recurrent Vesicles on the Palm
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/218355/infectious-diseases/recurrent-vesicles-palm?channel=113
Matthew W. McEwen, MD, Apphia L. Wang, MD

Mar 4th, 2020 - The Diagnosis: Herpes Simplex Virus Dermatitis A swab of the lesions yielded negative varicella-zoster virus and herpes simplex virus (HSV) cultures, but polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was positive for HSV DNA. The patient was started on acyclovi.

Fast Five Quiz: Shingles
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/922178

Dec 10th, 2019 - Herpes zoster infection, often called "shingles," is a viral infection that occurs with reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). More than 95% of immunocompetent individuals aged 50 years or older are seropositive for VZV. Although usuall...

Pink Polycyclic Ulcerations on the Lower Back and Buttocks
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/211231/infectious-diseases/pink-polycyclic-ulcerations-lower-back-and-buttocks?channel=113
Venkata Anisha Guda, BS, Jacqueline Bucher, MD

Oct 30th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Herpes Simplex Virus A skin biopsy was sent for tissue culture and was negative for mycobacterial, bacterial, and fungal growth. Histopathologic examination showed ballooning degeneration of keratinocytes with herpetic cytopathic ef.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →