Under the term "vesicules aberrantes," French authors have included herpes zoster associated with isolated lesions distant from the site of the zona. Tenneson,1 as early as 1893, was able to locate aberrant vesicles in nine out of ten patients with herpes zoster. The isolated lesions were not so characteristic or so persistent as the herpetic eruption of the zona. This association has since been confirmed by many observers. Cases of herpes zoster associated with a well distributed eruption of vesicles have been reported less often. These cases appear as a well defined zona with a varicella-like, unusual, eruption. Recently, we had the opportunity of observing a case of this disease, herpes zoster generalisatus, which we believe to be worthy of reporting.
REPORT OF A CASE
A. McE., aged 64, a Scotchman, unmarried, was seen at the hospital on Oct. 7, 1920. He was a much fatigued, structurally old
PAROUNAGIAN MB, GOODMAN H. HERPES ZOSTER GENERALISATUS: REPORT OF A CASE WITH A REVIEW CF THE LITERATURE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;7(4):439–451. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360100012002
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