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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018, 6(3), 53-54
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-3-4
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Atypical Multimetameric Presentation with Paresis of Zoster in an Immunocompromised Patient

Ines Kechaou1, , Imene Boukhris1, Eya Cherif1, Samira Azzabi1, Lamia Ben Hassine1 and Narjess Khalfallah1

1Internal Medicine Department B. Hospital of Charles Nicolle, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

Pub. Date: April 25, 2018

Cite this paper:
Ines Kechaou, Imene Boukhris, Eya Cherif, Samira Azzabi, Lamia Ben Hassine and Narjess Khalfallah. Atypical Multimetameric Presentation with Paresis of Zoster in an Immunocompromised Patient. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2018; 6(3):53-54. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-6-3-4


We report an uncommon multimetameric presentation (L3, L4 and L5) of zoster with paresis in a 56-year-old-immunocompromised woman with past history of systemic lupus erythematosus. She was treated previously by immunosuppressive therapy with several infectious complications.

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