ID#: 21507
This view of a patient’s skin, revealed a maculopapular rash, which had been due to an outbreak of shingles, caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), also known as Human herpesvirus 3 (HHV-3). The outbreak had taken place along the dermatomal innervation of the T10 – T11 thoracic nerves emanating from the spinal cord at these two levels. See PHIL 21505, for a closer view of this shingles skin rash.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ K.L. Herrmann
Creation Date: 1966
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