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Image Number 1794 (Herpes Zoster)


Diagnosis: Herpes Zoster

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Grouped vesicles on an erythematous base.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Herpes zoster usually affects middle-aged and elderly people, however nowadays younger age group are also commonly involved. The presented case of a 20-year-old male presented with a two days history of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base confined to T4 dermatome. The rash was preceded one day before by tingling sensation in the affected area. 

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