Herpes zoster blisters on woman's face

Herpes zoster blisters on woman's face

M260/0151 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 27.5MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Herpes zoster. A 10-day-old herpes zoster (shingles) rash on a woman's face. This condition is caused by infection of sensory nerves with the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox. The virus can remain dormant in the body for years after chickenpox, becoming active again if the immune system is weakened. It attacks nerves feeding the skin, causing a rash of small, painful blisters in a defined area. Nerve damage can result in the pain persisting for months or years after the blisters have disappeared. There is no effective cure. In this patient the virus affected the maxillary (VII) branch of the fifth cranial nerve, a rare manifestation of shingles.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: blister, condition, disease, disorder, healthcare, herpes zoster, medical, medicine, shingles, shingles rash, shingles rash on face, skin disease, viral infection

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.