Subsequent reactivation of the latent virus in the sensorial ganglia results in herpes zoster (HZ).
What does HZ stand for?
HZ stands for Herpes Zoster (skin disease)
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We have 4 other meanings of HZ in our Acronym Attic
- Hundred Years War
- Helsingin Yliopiston Ylioppilaskunta (Finland)
- House of Yin Yang (Hong Kong)
- Hizmet Yeri Yeterlilik Belgesi (Turkish)
- Helping You and Your Family (booklet; Australia)
- Habitable Zone
- Hangzhou (China)
- Hazardous (Material)
- Haze (aviation meteorology)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The risk of herpes zoster is not raised in rheumatoid arthritis patients taking tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, compared with those on nonbiologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, in a preliminary analysis from the largest study to examine the question.
However, the doctor informed her that herpes zoster is a common viral infection and prescribed a dose of antiviral drugs and painkillers.
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is a potentially devastating visual disease with variable presentation caused by the re-activation of a latent infection of the trigeminal ganglion by the VZV.
Increased risk of stroke after a herpes zoster attack: a population-based follow-up study.