Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Herpes zoster


A 24-year-old man suffered a painful vesicular rash involving the left side of the chest of 5 days duration. One day before, the rash was preceded by severe left- sided chest pain with burning sensation. On examination, a classical zosteriform vesicular rash on erythematous background  involving T3-T4 dermatomes was seen.

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