DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20170677

Herpes zoster in a healthy child-a rarity

Anuj Sharma, Renu Rattan

Abstract


Herpes zoster, caused by Varicella-zoster virus is generally considered to be a disease of the elderly. Recently, a number of studies have shown in the increased incidences in children. Herein, a case of Herpes zoster in an otherwise healthy child of 9 years of age is being reported, who did not have any evidence of immunosupression.


Keywords


Children, Herpes zoster, Immunocompetent

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