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Citations

  1. Gershon AA (2009). Varicella zoster virus. In RD Feigin et al., eds., Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 6th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2077–2088. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  2. Chen N, et al. (2010). Corticosteroids for preventing postherpetic neuralgia (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (12).

  3. Dubinsky RM, et al. (2004, reaffirmed 2008). Practice parameter: Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia. An evidence-based report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology, 63(6): 959–965.

Other Works Consulted

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008). Prevention of herpes zoster: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR, 57(05): 1–30. Also available online: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5705a1.htm. [Erratum in MMWR, 57(28): 779. Also available online: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5728a5.htm.]

  • Habif TP (2010). Herpes zoster. In Clinical Dermatology, A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 5th ed., pp. 479–490. Philadelphia: Mosby.

  • Herpes zoster vaccine (Zostavax) revisited (2010). Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, 52(1339): 41.

  • Wolff K, Johnson RA (2009). Varicella-zoster virus infections. In Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 6th ed., pp. 837–845. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical.

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Last Updated: October 03, 2013
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