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zos·ter

 (zŏs′tər)
n.
1. A belt or girdle worn by men in ancient Greece.
2. Herpes zoster.

[Greek zōstēr, girdle.]

zoster

(ˈzɒstə)
n
(Pathology) pathol short for herpes zoster
[C18: from Latin: shingles, from Greek zōster girdle]

shin•gles

(ˈʃɪŋ gəlz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
a disease caused by the herpes zoster virus, characterized by skin eruptions and pain along the course of involved sensory nerves.
[1350–1400; < Medieval Latin cingulum (Latin: girdle; compare cincture)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoster - eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgiazoster - eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
herpes - viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane
Translations

zos·ter

n. zóster. V.: herpes zoster,shingles

zoster

(fam) V. herpes zoster.
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Herpes zoster enfeksiyon ozelliklerinden biri dokuntu gelismeden once ve dokuntu sirasinda o dermatomda agri olmasidir.
We add to the literature 5 cases of Wolf isotopic response, manifesting as granuloma annulare with a perineurovascular and/or perifollicular pattern of inflammation and developing in a site of previous herpes zoster, and discuss the clinicopathologic findings.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study by Taiwanese investigators have found that shingles or herpes zoster attack could lead to a significantly higher risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) three months later.
Administering the pneumococcal and the herpes zoster vaccines to patients during the same visit is beneficial and does not appear to compromise the protective effect of the zoster vaccine, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Vaccine.
Their topics include Varicella zoster virus transcriptional regulation and the roles of its immediate-early proteins, the role of the ICPO protein in counter-acting intrinsic cellular resistance to virus infection, translational control in Herpes simplex virus-infected cells, structure-function profiles of nine Varicella-zoster virus glycoproteins, nuclear egress and development of Herpes simplex virus, molecular chaperones and alphaherpesvirus infection, Varicella-zoster virus pathogenesis and latency, vaccines and new antiviral strategies against Herpes simplex virus, immunity and immune evasion strategies induced by Varicella zoster virus, the expression and functions of human alphaherpesvirus microRNAs, and oncolytic Herpes simplex virus vectors for cancer therapy.
2011;60:13-17), I would like to make the following points: First, in cases of trigeminal nerve involvement of herpes zoster (HZ), family physicians can start antiviral treatment without immediate referral to an ophthalmologist.
The herpes zoster, or shingles, vaccine is effective in preventing the infection in people older than 60 regardless of age, race or presence of chronic diseases, according to a study in the Jan.
Lowered immunity and stress can lead to herpes zoster, aviral infection that causes painful rash and blisters
sayisinda yayinlanan "Saglikli Cocuklarda Herpes Zoster Enfeksiyonu" (1) makalesini ilgi ile okudum.
Increased risk of stroke after a herpes zoster attack: a population-based follow-up study.