Herpes zoster (culebrilla) en la mano

El herpes zoster (culebrilla) ocurre con más frecuencia en el tórax y en la espalda, pero puede afectar las extremidades. Las pequeñas ampollas que se observan en la mano de esta persona representan compromiso del dermatoma inervado por el séptimo nervio cervical (ver la imagen de dermatomas).Herpes zoster (culebrilla) en la mano


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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