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Shingles Picture (Hardin MD Super Site Sample)

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This is a sample picture from DermAtlas, Johns Hopkins University.
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shingles rash

Diagnosis: Zoster / Herpes zoster / Shingles

Comments: This 7-year-old boy developed shingles on his shoulder, upper chest, and arm. The lesions were mildly pruritic, and resolved with compresses and calamine lotion over 2 weeks. He had received the varicella vaccine as a toddler.

Category: dermatomal eruption / infections and infestations / vesiculobullous eruptions
Morphology: vesiculobullous (blister, pustule)
Organization: dermatomal / grouped, clustered Pattern: asymmetric
Color: red Body Site: chest / back / neck
Age: 7 years Gender: Male Image Year: 2003
Contributor: Paul Donovan First Published: October 14, 2003
Description: clustered dermatomal 2-3 mm vesicles.

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