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DOID DOID:8536
Name herpes zoster
Definition A viral infectious disease that results_in infection located_in nerve fiber, has_material_basis_in Human herpesvirus 3, which reactivates after appearing as chickenpox in childhood. The virus is transmitted_by direct contact with the rash, which can develop into chickenpox in newly-infected individuals. The infection has_symptom rash which is followed by blisters, has_symptom headache, has_symptom fever, has_symptom malaise, has_symptom itching, has_symptom burning pain, and has_symptom paresthesia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herpes_zoster, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000858.htm
Xrefs

CSP2005:3099-9793

ICD10CM:B02

ICD10CM:B02.9

ICD9CM:053

MESH:D006562

NCI:C71079

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:4740000

UMLS_CUI:C0019360

Alternateids

DOID:8554

DOID:8555

DOID:8772

DOID:8801

DOID:9085

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herpes zona [EXACT]

Shingles [EXACT]

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