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Shingles (Disease)

LC control 85060456
LC classificationRC147.H6
Topical headingShingles (Disease)
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Variant(s)Acute posterior ganglionitis
Ganglionitis, Acute posterior
Herpes zoster
Posterior ganglionitis, Acute
Zona (Disease)
Zoster (Disease)
See alsoHerpesvirus diseases
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Found inRandom House (shingles. Pathol. a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus, esp. by reactivated virus in an older person, characterized by skin eruptions and pain along the course of involved sensory nerves. Also called herpes zoster.)
Acad. Am. encyc. (shingles)
MESH (Herpes zoster x Shingles x Zona x Zoster)
Dorland's med. dict. (herpes zoster. Called also acute posterior ganglionitis, shingles, zoster, and zona)