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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 210-211

Herpes zoster's varied clinical presentation in Covid-19

Department of Ophthalmology, Eye Specialist, ESICPGIMSR, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Rajakannan Durairaj
191, 100 Feet bypass Road, Vijaya Nagar, Velachery. Chennai - 600 042, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_167_21

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A 52-year-old woman with Covid-19 on treatment presented with left eye pain and skin lesion on face. Diagnosed clinically as herpes zoster ophthalmicus in Covid-19. Confirmed by slitlamp biomicroscopy and fluorescein staining, Patient was treated for the same.In this brief report the author would like to insist that Covid-19 affects the immune system and thus increases the risk of herpes zoster. Patients require prompt diagnosis and treatment to prevent complications.

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