Herpes zoster (culebrilla) en la espalda

Patrón clásico de herpes zoster (culebrilla). La infección sigue el trayecto de una raíz de un nervio desde la columna vertebral, a lo largo de una costilla, hasta la parte anterior del tórax. El área inervada por el nervio se llama "dermatoma".Herpes zoster (culebrilla) en la espalda


Last reviewed 5/30/2012 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.


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