The authors describe two cases of ophthalmic herpes zoster complicated with ophthalmoplegia. This rare complication developed in the 2nd week after beginning of the disease and it is only slightly influenced by antiviral therapy, but improvement was observed after the administration of corticosteroids. A short overview summarizes the diagnostic possibilities, the therapy and the complication of the disease.
|Translated title of the contribution||Ophthalmoplegia in herpes zoster: clinical review based on two case reports|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 29 1993|
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