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Image Number 216 (Herpes Zoster)

 
Morphology:
Crusts

Diagnosis: Herpes Zoster

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 65

Type: Clinical

Description: Crusted plaques

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This elderly woman developed a red vesicular eruption on the right side of face in the mandibular distribution.  On the 7th day most of vesicles had crusted.  She did not receive antiviral therapy and responded well to symptomatic treatment alone.

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