Medical Definition of Zona serpiginosa

1. A reactivation of the same Herpes virus that is responsible for chicken pox. This results in a painful blistery red rash that is confined to one side of the body. The zoster rash affects one nerve distribution or dermatome. Facial rash can lead to optic nerve involvement with resultant blindness. Synonym: shingles. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Zona Serpiginosa

zona facialis
zona fasciculata
zona glomerulosa
zona haemorrhoidalis
zona ignea
zona incerta
zona medullovasculosa
zona ophthalmica
zona orbicularis
zona pectinata
zona pellucida
zona perforata
zona pupillaris
zona radiata
zona reticularis
zona serpiginosa (current term)
zona striata
zona tecta
zona vasculosa
zonae pellucidae
zonal kinetic energy
zonal necrosis
zonal pelargonium
zonal wind

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