Herpes zoster as a sign of AIDS-related complex

M. G. Wilkerson, W. P. Jordan, T. M. Kerkering

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-235
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican family physician
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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  • Family Practice


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