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Descriptor English: Neuralgia, Postherpetic
Descriptor Spanish: Neuralgia Posherpética
Descriptor neuralgia posherpética
Scope note: Dolor en el territorio de los nervios, que afecta frecuentemente a la PIEL facial, a consecuencia de la activación de virus de la varicela-zóster lantentes (HERPESVIRUS HUMANO 3). Las dos formas de la afección que preceden al dolor son el HERPES ZÓSTER ÓPTICO y el HERPES ZÓSTER OFTÁLMICO. A veces el dolor persiste tras la curación de la erupción y las vesículas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Neuralgia Pós-Herpética
Descriptor French: Algie post-zona
Entry term(s): Postherpetic Neuralgia
Tree number(s): C10.668.829.600.550
C23.888.592.612.664.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051474
Scope note: Pain in nerves, frequently involving facial SKIN, resulting from the activation the latent varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). The two forms of the condition preceding the pain are HERPES ZOSTER OTICUS; and HERPES ZOSTER OPHTHALMICUS. Following the healing of the rashes and blisters, the pain sometimes persists.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Herpes Zoster (1968-2005)
Neuralgia (1968-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
Related: Herpes Zoster MeSH
DeCS ID: 50489
Unique ID: D051474
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Neuralgia, Postherpetic - Preferred
Concept UI M0480692
Scope note Pain in nerves, frequently involving facial SKIN, resulting from the activation the latent varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). The two forms of the condition preceding the pain are HERPES ZOSTER OTICUS; and HERPES ZOSTER OPHTHALMICUS. Following the healing of the rashes and blisters, the pain sometimes persists.
Preferred term Neuralgia, Postherpetic
Entry term(s) Postherpetic Neuralgia



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