TITLE

shingles

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1987
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "shingles" is presented. It refers to dermatomal rash caused by herpes zoster.
ACCESSION #
21245549

 

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