Herpes zoster in a healthy child-a rarity


  • Anuj Sharma Department of Dermatology, Regional Hospital Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Renu Rattan Department of Dermatology, Deen Dyal Upadhyay Hospital, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India




Children, Herpes zoster, Immunocompetent


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.


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How to Cite

Sharma, A., & Rattan, R. (2017). Herpes zoster in a healthy child-a rarity. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 5(3), 1135–1137. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20170677



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