[ UK /zˈɒstɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈzɑstɝ/ ]
  1. eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
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  • Adverse events that were more frequent in the cladribine groups included lymphocytopenia (21. 6% in the 3. 5-mg group and 31. 5% in the 5. 25-mg group, vs. 1. 8%) and herpes zoster Medlogs - Recent stories
  • The bicoloured white-eye (Tephrozosterops stalkeri), the sole member of its genus, is also found only on Seram. Seram rain forests
  • Shingles, or herpes zoster, is caused by the reactivation of the chicken pox virus and characterized by a painful blistery rash that erupts along the nerves. Getting Closer to the Root of What Causes Baldness
  • Chickenpox and shingles are caused by a virus called the Herpes Zoster virus.
  • Chickenpox is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the varicella - zoster virus.
  • Viral retinitis, a potentially sight threatening disease, is caused by herpes simplex virus, varicella zoster virus and cytomegalovirus 1.
  • The medical name for chickenpox is varicella zoster and for shingles it is herpes zoster.
  • Anterior uveitis, which is diagnosed by slit lamp examination, refers to inflammation of the iris and ciliary body and occurs frequently with herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
  • The first one is for varicella zoster, which is shingles. CNN Transcript Oct 7, 2006
  • The other endemic land birds are silver-eye Zosterops tephropleura, Lord Howe Island golden whistler Pachycephala pectoralis contempta, both reasonably abundant. Lord Howe Island Group, Australia
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