Authors: Rosani Sri Camelia Nurdin, Andi Nurhaerani Zainuddin, Widyawati Djamaluddin, Safruddin Amin, Dirmawati Kadir, Sri Vitayani, Anni Adriani
Introduction: There are about 10%-25% of population with herpes zoster got infected by Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) and 50% of this case got infected on the eyes as well. The clinical manifestation such as erythema lesions, maculopapular, vesicles gregarious and distributed pain in the branch of trigeminus nerve area. A comprehensive treatment will be able to prevent complication and morbidity.
Case Summary: It can be reported that the left Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) case on a 60 year old man with painful watery pustules around the eyes and left forehead. There was positive multinucleated giant cell found in Tzank examination. The patient is given therapy with acyclovir antiviral tablet 5 x 400 mg, gabapentin tablet 2 x 300 mg and dan methylprednisolone tablet 2 x 8 mg to relieve pain and neuroborant tablet.
Conclusion: The recurrence of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) disease happens when there is reactivation of the latent virus in trigeminal nerve ganglion on ophthalmicus branch. The risk factors increase in accordance with age of a person. The treatment principle of this shingles disease is by relieving the pain, stopping the virus replication and its spread into the eyes.
Age, herpes zoster ophthalmicus, pain
Authors: Katrina Carmela M. Belen, MD, DPDS, Jasmin J.Jamora, MD, FPDS , Ma. Cecilia P. Ingente MD, DPDSAbstractBackground: Dermoscopy, a non-invasive diagnostic tool, has been proven to improve the diagnostic accuracy of vascular tumors since it can aid in...
A randomized, double-blind, comparative study on the safety and efficacy of virgin coconut (Cocos nucifera l.) oil against 1% hydrocortisone lotion as an anti-inflammatory and antipruritic preparation for mosquito reactions
Authors: Uy, Veronica S, MD; Gracia B. Teodosio, MD, FPDS; Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS; Mary Catherine T. Galang, MD; Mohammad Yoga A. Waskito, MD; Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS Abstract Background: Virgin coconut oil (VCO) has been reported...
Primary Cutaneous Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (PC-ALCL) is a rare Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) representing approximately 9% of all cutaneous lymphomas.3 It usually manifests as a slow-growing, solitary tumor which has a tendency to regress spontaneously. However, metastasis is reported in 5-10% of cases.