DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Rash on the head and scalp in an 83 year old female patient, from shingles affecting the trigeminal nerve (cranial V), ten days after onset. Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus which infects and damages nerves (neuralgia). Typically it recurs causing intense pain and skin blistering.
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