Herpes zoster (shingles)

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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