Herpes zoster (shingles)

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

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Emergency Central is a collection of disease, drug, and test information including 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult, Davis’s Drug, McGraw-Hill Medical’s Diagnosaurus®, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, and MEDLINE Journals created for emergency medicine professionals. Explore these free sample topics:

Emergency Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

DDx

  • 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

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: December 1, 2014