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Shingles in general practice.

Abstract:
Patients over 50 with simple shingles should be offered topical idoxuridine or intravenous acyclovir to reduce the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia. For younger patients, specific treatment with high dose intravenous acyclovir is needed only for complications or in immunosuppressed patients.
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
The Practitioner
Volume:
233
Issue:
1465
Pages:
398-403
Publication date:
1989-03-05
ISSN:
0032-6518
URN:
uuid:5b0bd530-2d8f-4764-9115-bcd75c908659
Source identifiers:
196447
Local pid:
pubs:196447

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