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Do You Kown Herpes Zoster?
- Nov 16, 2018 -

Herpes zoster is an acute infectious skin disease caused by varicella-zoster virus. Chickenpox occurs after a child with no immunity to the virus is infected. Some patients become infected with a virus without symptoms. Because the virus is neurotropic, it can be lurking in the neurons of the posterior root ganglia of the spinal cord for a long time after infection. When the resistance is low or tired, infected, or caught, the virus can grow and reproduce and move along the nerve fibers to the skin. Causes intense inflammation of the affected nerves and skin. The rash is generally characterized by unilaterality and distribution according to the ganglion. It has a cluster of herpes and is accompanied by pain. The older the patient, the heavier the neuralgia. The disease occurs in adults and is more common in spring and autumn. The incidence rate increased significantly with age.