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Caption: Figure 1: Crusted vesicles on an erythematous base over the lower back in S1 dermatomal distribution.
A 52-year-old woman presented with pruritic, poikilodermatous skin in a dermatomal distribution along the left side of the chest, shoulder, and upper back.
Two patients (1 in control, 1 in traction group) demonstrated persistant weak elbow extension of Al5, nine patients (6 in control, 3 in traction group) demonstrated persistant hypoesthesia in the dermatomal distribution of C7 with full cervical range of motion with mild pain and a negative Spurling's test.
Herpes zoster (HZ) is an infectious disease characterized by vesico-bullous skin eruptions in dermatomal distribution. It is caused by a reactivation of the varicella zoster virus.
The parturient's body position was manipulated to control the upper anaesthetic level to within the T2 to T6 dermatomal distribution. We defined hypotension as SBP less than 100 mmHg or 80% of the baseline, based on previously used criteria (12,13).
Our patient had facial numbness in the cranial nerve V2 dermatomal distribution.
Characteristic features include cicatricial lesions with a segmental or dermatomal distribution, and atrophic plaques that can resemble pan-sclerotic morphea.
Subjects were similar at baseline: They had a mean age of 42 years, were predominantly non-Hispanic whites, and had radicular leg pain in a dermatomal distribution (97%).
The sensory examination revealed a deficit to pin prick in the S1 dermatomal distribution on the left and intact vibratory and position sense.
A herpes zoster infection will manifest upon reactivation of the VZV within the sensory dorsal root ganglia; this results in a vesicular eruption in the dermatomal distribution of the involved nerve.
NP is a common dermatologic complaint characterized by unilateral pruritus that is medial or inferior to the scapula with dermatomal distribution.
Herpes zoster (HZ) is a viral disease, commonly known as shingles and characterized by a painful unilateral vesicular rash in a restricted dermatomal distribution. It is caused by reactivation of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) which is also the etiological agent of varicella (chickenpox).