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Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia in the Elderly

Larry E. Davis and Molly K. King

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0049
Shingles and Postherpetic Neuralgia in the Elderly

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Chapter 49 discusses shingles and postherpetic neuralgia in the elderly, including trhe Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) and pathogenesis of shingles, epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, management, complications, and prevention (including vaccination).

Chapter.  9017 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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