Office management of viral skin infections in the elderly

S. S. Raimer, T. V. Pursley

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Classically, the lesions of zoster are grouped along a unilateral, linear distribution. More than a dozen lesions outside the dermatomal pattern suggest disseminated disease. Herpes simplex is more frequent and severe in patients whose cell-mediated immune responses are suppressed. Episodes are characterized by large, progressive, painful lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-63
Number of pages11
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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