NINDS Shingles Information Page
Publication Year: 2011
This online publication reviews the description, prognosis and treatments for shingles. Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles occurs in people who have had chickenpox and represents a reactivation of the dormant varicella-zoster virus.
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