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Herpes zoster (shingles)

Herpes zoster (shingles) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Contact dermatitis (eg, poison oak or ivy)
  • Herpes simplex
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Erysipelas (DDx of facial zoster)
  • Prodromal pain mimics angina, peptic ulcer, appendicitis, biliary or renal colic

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Last updated: December 1, 2014


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Herpes Zoster (shingles)." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114183/all/Herpes_zoster__shingles_.
Zeiger RF. Herpes zoster (shingles). Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114183/all/Herpes_zoster__shingles_. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Herpes zoster (shingles). In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114183/all/Herpes_zoster__shingles_
Zeiger RF. Herpes Zoster (shingles) [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114183/all/Herpes_zoster__shingles_.
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