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Image Number 1120 (Herpes Zoster)

 
Morphology:
Blisters

Diagnosis: Herpes Zoster

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 24

Type:

Description: Typical zosteriform rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A young man suffered a painful vesicular rash involving the left side of the chest of 5 days duration. The rash has been preceded one day before by severe left- sided chest pain with burning sensation. On examination, a classical zosteriform vesicular rash composed of relatively even-sized vesicles on erythematous plaques involving T3-T4 dermatomes was seen.

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