Herpes zoster has recently been reported in young patients with risk factors for AIDS. In high-risk patients under age 55, herpes may be the first manifestation of AIDS or AIDS-related complex. Dissemination of zoster does not appear to be greatly increased in this group, but corticosteroid therapy should be withheld.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American family physician|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice