shingles

Disease in adults caused by Varicella zoster > Varicella zoster virus (Herpetoviridae), that in children causes chicken pox. Disease arises by reactivation (usually associated with a decline in cell-mediated immunity) of latent virus that persists in spinal or cranial sensory nerve ganglia.

Shingles

Viral disease with painful skin blisters in a band or line on the body. Caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox (varicella zoster â€` Greek for girdle is zoster) 

Shingles

Disease in adults caused by Varicella Zoster virus (Herpetoviridae) that, in children, causes Chicken Pox.

shingles

thin tiles, usually of wood, used as a roof covering or for cladding walls
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Shingles

Shingles are roofing material made from asphalt, wood or slate. Tiles of the shingle are laid on the roof in an overlapping pattern to provide water protection.
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Shingles

a nerve infection caused by the chickenpox virus, causing areas of painful rash covered with blisters
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Shingles

a painful skin condition, commonly in older people, caused by the virus that produces chicken pox which can remain dormant in the body for many years
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Shingles

Also called Herpes zoster.
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Shingles

Our Shingles Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Shingles Shingles: An acute infection caused by the herpes zoster virus, the same virus as causes chickenpox. Shingles is most common after the age of 50 and the risk rises with advancing age. Shingles occurs because of exposure to chickenpox or reactivation o...
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Shingles

Roof covering of asphalt, wood, tile, slate, or other material cut to stock lengths, widths, and thicknesses, which are laid in a series of overlapping rows as a roof covering on pitched roofs.
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Shingles

Shin'gles noun [ Old French cengle a girth, French sangle , from Latin cingulum a girdle, from cingere to gird. Confer Cincture , Cingle , Surcingle .] (Medicine) A kind of herpes ( Herpes zoster ) which spreads half way around the body ...
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shingles

<dermatology, virology> Disease in adults caused by Varicella zoster virus (Herpetoviridae), that in children causes chicken pox. ... Disease arises by reactivation (usually associated with a decline in cell-mediated immunity) of latent virus that persists in spinal or cranial sensory nerve ganglia. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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shingles

(shing´gәlz) herpes zoster.
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Shingles

• (n.) A kind of herpes (Herpes zoster) which spreads half way around the body like a girdle, and is usually attended with violent neuralgic pain.
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Shingles

Also called Herpes Zoster, is a viral infection of the nerve that causes a painful rash with small blisters. Shingles should be treated when first sign of the condition appears.
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Shingles

Also called Herpes Zoster, is a viral infection of the nerve that causes a painful rash with small blisters. Shingles should be treated when first sign of the condition appears.
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shingles

wooden tiles for covering roofs
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Shingles

- Roof covering of asphalt. asbestos, wood, tile, slate, or other material cut to stock lengths, widths, and thickness'.
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shingles

Also called herpes zoster, a viral disease characterized by development of pain, a vesicular rash and later scarring, often with persistent pain, over the skin of part of the face or trunk. The virus seems to settle in or near nerve cells following chickenpox, which is caused by the same virus, and ...
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shingles

a herpes virus infection (herpes zoster) that usually affects a nerve, causing pain in one area of the body
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shingles

shingles: see herpes zoster.
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shingles

Type: Term Pronunciation: shing′gĕlz Synonyms: herpes zoster
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shingles

Common name for herpes zoster, a disease characterized by infection of sensory nerves, with pain and eruption of blisters along the course of the affected nerves
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Shingles

wooden tiles which have been used for roofing for several thousand years. Used in exactly the same way as clay or concrete tiles, traditionally in Britain they were oak, now mostly Canadian cedar. Soft woods have been used, and continue to be used in parts of the world, where they are usually coated in tar to achieve longevity. Shingles can be sawn...
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Shingles

Shingles is an infection of the spinal nerves by the herpes virus causing painful blisters on the skin of the affected dermatome. Patients may experience back pain in the lumbar spine preceding the outbreak of shingles. After the infection subsides, some patients may still experience chronic nerve pain. Those who have had chicken pox are inclined t...
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