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J Contemp Med. 2014; 4(Supplement Case Reports): CR-35


Combination Treatment of Post-herpetic Neuralgia

Handan Güleç, Münire Babayiğit, Selcen Kütük, Mehmet Şahap, Zehra Tutal, Aysun Kurtay, Eyüp Horasanlı.

Abstract
Herpes zoster is a viral disease presenting with vesicular eruptions that are usually preceded by pain and erythema. Herpes zoster can be seen in any dermatome of the body but most commonly appears in the thoracic region. 88 years old, 70 kg female patient who came to our outpatient clinic with pain in the back and side pain. Very severe pain that can not sleep at night because of pain constantly moaning and relatives said. A multidisciplinary approach is required for the treatment of PHN From the family doctor, pain specialist, psychiatrist and neurologist required. Our patient was to evaluate the neurology and pain medicine.Proper medication and nerve block is defined as a combination therapy has been useful in our case.

Key words: Herpes zoster ,postherpetic neuralgia ,nerve block



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