Ketan Adesh Dodal

Dr, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Maharashtra, India


  • Research Article   
    Role of an Oral Physician in Management of Herpes Zoster Infection
    Author(s): Ketan Adesh Dodal* and Swapnil Mohod

    Herpes zoster is an entity caused due reactivation of varicella zoster virus which is the secondary infection and the primary infection is chicken pox. Varicella zoster is dsDNA virus in which the growth is induce from viral open frame DNA template. The prevalence of herpes zoster stages from 1.2 to 3.4 per one thousand men and women in youthful wholesome people whilst prevalence is 3.9 to 11.8 per one thousand men and women, amongst sufferers older than sixty-five years. There is not any seasonal version visible with herpes zoster. Recurrences are maximum normally visible in sufferers who are immunosuppressed. Early diagnosis and managing could avoid the destruction caused by herpes zoster. By the use of antivirals, analgesics (topical, oral, IV), vaccine we can reduce the risk of reactivation of virus. Most common manifestation of this disease is post herpetic n.. Read More»

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