Varicella Zoster Ophthalmaticus

Ocular Herpes Zoster
Herpes Zoster is a lesion in which there arew vesicles or group of vesicles on erythematous base confined and spreaded in a specefic Dermatome (areasupplied by only one nerve ) as this virus attacks and stays latent (hiden) in the ganglions of different nerves, In this case the affection is in the ophthalmic nerve and the affectin is in the eye and the serrounding skin

Crieteria for Spot Diagnosis:
1. Group of Vesicles.
2. Erythematous base
3. Crustations
4. In a specific dermatome

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