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The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis and Chickenpox

The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis and Chickenpox JAMA Revisited November 8, 1919 then, that the unusual frequency of zoster among syphilitics is due simply to the frequency of inflammatory conditions of the spinal meninges in this disease? The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis There is, however, some evidence which suggests that and Chickenpox zoster is a specific infection due to the virus that causes The significance of herpes zoster is still a matter for specula- chickenpox. Scattered through the literature for a number of tion. While technically a disease of the skin, the condition is years are observations, such as those compiled by LeFeuvre one that has always been of interest to the neurologist and to and more recently those by Low, which indicate a curious the general practitioner. Originally regarded as occurring relationship between zoster and chickenpox. Instances are along the distribution of peripheral nerves, it has been recog- recorded of one member of a family developing herpes zos- nized, since the epoch-marking discoveries of Henry Head, ter, to be followed later by the appearance of chickenpox in as having a segmental distribution. Certain aspects of the other members of the family. Instances of the opposite order, disease, particularly its relationship to syphilis, have recently http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis and Chickenpox

JAMA , Volume 322 (17) – Nov 5, 2019

The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis and Chickenpox

Abstract

JAMA Revisited November 8, 1919 then, that the unusual frequency of zoster among syphilitics is due simply to the frequency of inflammatory conditions of the spinal meninges in this disease? The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis There is, however, some evidence which suggests that and Chickenpox zoster is a specific infection due to the virus that causes The significance of herpes zoster is still a matter for specula- chickenpox. Scattered through the literature for a number of...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2019 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
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10.1001/jama.2018.15583
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Abstract

JAMA Revisited November 8, 1919 then, that the unusual frequency of zoster among syphilitics is due simply to the frequency of inflammatory conditions of the spinal meninges in this disease? The Relationship Between Herpes Zoster, Syphilis There is, however, some evidence which suggests that and Chickenpox zoster is a specific infection due to the virus that causes The significance of herpes zoster is still a matter for specula- chickenpox. Scattered through the literature for a number of tion. While technically a disease of the skin, the condition is years are observations, such as those compiled by LeFeuvre one that has always been of interest to the neurologist and to and more recently those by Low, which indicate a curious the general practitioner. Originally regarded as occurring relationship between zoster and chickenpox. Instances are along the distribution of peripheral nerves, it has been recog- recorded of one member of a family developing herpes zos- nized, since the epoch-marking discoveries of Henry Head, ter, to be followed later by the appearance of chickenpox in as having a segmental distribution. Certain aspects of the other members of the family. Instances of the opposite order, disease, particularly its relationship to syphilis, have recently

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 5, 2019

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