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Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus


THE CASE: A previously healthy elderly woman reports that she has had
unilateral facial pain and crusting skin lesions for several days. She decides to
seek medical care because of concomitant impaired visual acuity.

What is the most likely diagnosis?

  • Bullous impetigo.
  • Herpes simplex virus infection.
  • Herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
  • Bullous pemphigoid.


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