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zoster

[′zäs·tər]
(medicine)
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Herpes zoster enfeksiyonu cocuklarda nadir gorulmesi nedeniyle calismalarin olgu sayilari genellikle azdir, bu konuda hastalik ve tedavi yaklasimlari acisindan yapilacak daha cok calismaya gereksinim vardir.
The patient reported that the eruption correlated exactly to the area that had been affected by a herpes zoster infection 2 months before.
In the study conducted by Herng-Ching Lin and colleagues at Taipei Medical University in Taiwan, 315,550 adults with herpes zoster and a control group of 946,650 subjects were tracked and then evaluated for MS occurrence during a one-year follow-up period.
A revision to the zoster vaccine package insert, approved in 2009, stated that the zoster vaccine and the pneumococcal vaccine should not be given together because such concurrent use reduced the ability of the zoster vaccine to generate an immune response.
These results demonstrate that taking away the reimbursement barrier to HZ vaccine may not lead to a desirable zoster vaccination rate.
To date, herpes zoster vaccine uptake has been poor due to weaknesses in the adult vaccine infrastructure and also due to serious barriers to the vaccine among clinicians and patients," the study's authors wrote.
Herpes zoster, which is also called shingles, is a viral infection of painful rash and blisters that's caused by varicella- zoster virus," says Dr Ashutosh Shukla, HOD, internal medicine, Artemis Hospital.
Yaygin kutanoz herpes zoster, norolojik komplikasyonlar, visseral disseminasyon, post-herpetik nevralji ve diger sekeller immun sistemi saglam cocuklarda cok nadir rapor edilmistir.
Moreover, when herpes zoster did occur, the pain was significantly less if the eruption was caused by the vaccine strain varicella zoster virus (VZV).
Herpes zoster developed in a healthy 3-year-old girl 2 years after she had received the varicella vaccine (lot VZ040; Biken, Osaka, Japan).