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Herpes zoster in the T1 dermatome presenting with Horner’s syndrome, radicular weakness, and postherpetic neuralgia

Authors W Oliver Tobin, Byron R Spencer, Bart M Demaerschalk

Published Date October 2008 Volume 2008:1 Pages 1—2

DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S4008

Published 8 October 2008

W Oliver Tobin1, Byron R Spencer2, Bart M Demaerschalk2

1Department of Neurology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, incorporating the National Children’s Hospital, Ireland; 2Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, USA

Abstract: Herpes zoster is caused by varicella zoster virus infection involving the dorsal root ganglia of spinal nerve roots. This common problem can be associated with multiple neurological abnormalities. We present a case of Herpes zoster affecting the T1 dermatome associated with ipsilateral Horner’s syndrome and radicular weakness.

Keywords: Herpes zoster, Horner’s syndrome, spinal ganglia, postherpetic neuralgia, spinal nerve roots

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