Maxillary Division Shingles – A Diagnostic Conundrum

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  • Post author:Yusuf Abdallah, Simon Madge
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Varicella-zoster virus commonly causes shingles in the elderly population. Atypical presentations require astute knowledge of the distribution pattern of the nerve affected and a thorough history and systemic examination to allow diagnosis. We present a rare case of maxillary division shingles with ocular manifestations in a 71-year-old woman post cataract operation.

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