Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

Severe herpes zoster

Severe herpes zoster

History

       A 67-year-old man having many medical problems (HT, DM, Heart failure and chronic renal impairment) presented with vesicular rash on erythematous base involving T9 &T10 dermatomes associated with severe pain and burning sensation of five days duration. Some blisters were hemorrhagic and few others had target-like appearance.
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