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Neuromuscular Physiology and Pharmacology
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2011;6(2):169-172.
Published online April 30, 2011.
Treatment & experience of stellate ganglion block for child herpes zoster ophthalmicus: A case report
Kwang Suk Shim, Eun Ju Kim, Byung Woo Min, Jong Seouk Ban, Sang Gon Lee, Ji Hyang Lee
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea.
Herpes zoster is viral infection that presents unilateral skin rash or vesicle along the sensory nerve. It is known that pediatric herpes zoster rarely occurs and usually not so severe when it developed, except in immunocompromised children. We report an uncommon case of herpes zoster ophthalmicus in a 9-year-old boy. He presented with acute onset of vesiculopapular rash covering his left forehead, upper eyelid. He was treated with oral acyclovir and stellate ganglion block, with complete resolution without sequelae. In addition, we also review the literature on herpes zoster in childhoods.
Key Words: Childhood, Herpes zoster ophthalmicus, Stellate ganglion block

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