May 8, 2013 – Herpes Zoster
Herpes Zoster (Shingles) is the adult reoccurrence of the chicken pox virus caused by reactivation of the Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV). The virus affects one or more nerve roots, sometimes involving the eye on one side. It is common and has serious consequences, notably post-herpetic neuralgia or pain.
- Posted on: Jul 2 2013