What group is at risk for disseminated herpes zoster (shingles)?

Updated: Jan 25, 2019
  • Author: Camila K Janniger, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Disseminated zoster may be seen in immunocompromised patients. In such cases, hematogenous spread may result in the involvement of multiple dermatomes.


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