Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
"Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Virus infection of the Gasserian ganglion and its nerve branches characterized by pain and vesicular eruptions with much swelling. Ocular involvement is usually heralded by a vesicle on the tip of the nose. This area is innervated by the nasociliary nerve.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus" by people in Profiles.
Erskine N, Tran H, Levin L, Ulbricht C, Fingeroth J, Kiefe C, Goldberg RJ, Singh S. A systematic review and meta-analysis on herpes zoster and the risk of cardiac and cerebrovascular events. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0181565.
Pimentel MA, Browne EN, Janardhana PM, Borkar DS, Tham VM, Uchida A, Vinoya AC, Acharya NR. Assessment of the Accuracy of Using ICD-9 Codes to Identify Uveitis, Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Scleritis, and Episcleritis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep 01; 134(9):1001-6.