zoster ophthalmicus

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zos·ter oph·thal·mi·cus

n. zóster oftálmico, infección herpética del ojo, que afecta esp. el nervio óptico.
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Orbital myositis, thyroid ophthalmopathy presenting with isolated trochlear nerve paralysis, cycsticercosis, multiple sclerosis, Lyme disease, and herpes zoster ophthalmicus should also be excluded in these patients (14,15,16,17).
For herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) patients, tablet acyclovir 800 mg 5 times a day was prescribed for 10 days.
Roberts et al in the year 1995 reported 2 cases of depigmented lesions at the level of choriocapillaries/RPE suggestive of chorioretinal atrophy following an attack of herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
Ocular involvement in herpes zoster also called as herpes zoster ophthalmicus occurs in 10-25% of cases.
According to a UK study, 10 to 25 percent of shingles sufferers will develop zoster ophthalmicus.
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) and viral keratitis were found in 5% and 10% patients, respectively.
A rare case of orbital apex syndrome with herpes zoster ophthalmicus in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient.
Special names have been given to characteristic dermatomal outbreaks, including Ramsay-Hunt syndrome (geniculate ganglion of the facial nerve, possibly even including the auditory nerve) and herpes zoster ophthalmicus (ophthalmic ganglion of the trigeminal nerve).
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is a potentially devastating visual disease with variable presentation caused by the re-activation of a latent infection of the trigeminal ganglion by the VZV.
Prognostic value of Hutchinson's sign in acute herpes zoster ophthalmicus.