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대상포진과 관련된 통증

Other Titles
 Zoster-associated Pain 
Authors
 윤경봉 
Citation
 JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION , Vol.51(6) : 536-542, 2009 
Journal Title
JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION(대한의사협회지)
ISSN
 1975-8456 
Issue Date
2009
Keywords
Herpes zoster ; Postherpetic neuralgia ; Treatment ; Prevention
Abstract
The burden of illness from herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia is quite high both to the
affected patients and to the society. The incidence and severity of herpes zoster and postherpetic
neuralgia increase with age in association with a decline in cell mediated immunity to
varicella zoster virus. Antiviral agents have been shown to be effective in reducing the morbidity
of herpes zoster. Zoster associated pain should be treated early and aggressively, because it is
more difficult to treat once established. Therefore, patients at a high risk of developing postherpetic
neuralgia should be referred to pain clinic specialist earlier, rather than later. Varicella zoster virus
vaccine has proven to be effective in reducing the incidence of herpes zoster and postherpetic
neuralgia in older adults.
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DOI
10.5124/jkma.2008.51.6.536
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (마취통증의학교실) > 1. Journal Papers
Yonsei Authors
Yoon, Kyoung Bong(윤경봉) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4167-1375
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/104579
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