herpes zoster

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herpes zoster

  1. (pathology) An acute viral inflammation of the sensory ganglia of spinal and cranial nerves associated with a vesicular eruption and neuralgic pains and caused by reactivation of the Human herpes virus 3, in genus Varicellovirus, that causes chicken pox.

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