Varicella-Zoster Virus

Varicella-Zoster Virus is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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Diagnosis

  • Varicella-zoster virus may cause typical dermatomal lesions or disseminated infection including retinal necrosis.
  • It may cause encephalitis, which is more common with ophthalmic distribution of facial nerve.

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