A 44-year-old member asked:
is it possible to have herpes zoster inside the skull?
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Dr. Joel Gallant answered
35 years experience Infectious Disease
You could say that: Herpes zoster (shingles) is generally a disease of the skin. However, it's possible to get zoster meningitis (infection in the spinal fluid), encephalitis (infection of the brain), or myelitis (infection of the spinal cord).
Answered on Oct 10, 2020
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