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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

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ARCE MORERA, Enrique; RIVERO REYES, Eduardo  and  MIRANDA HERRERA, Teresa. Multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of pphthalmic herpes zoster. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2010, vol.26, n.4, pp.727-731. ISSN 0864-2125.

Present case was referred to our rehabilitation service of Ophthalmology specialty diagnosed with ophthalmic herpes zoster, pain and macular lesions, vesicles on an erythematous basis in right frontal periorbital region, accompanied of intense edema. The first treatment was applied in the Dermatology service with acyclovir, anti-inflammatory drugs (Prednisone), vitamin-therapy and eyedrops. At 17 days was treated with physiotherapy with laser radiation for 15 sessions continuing 20 applications of continuous magnetic field guarantying with the interrelation of some medical specialties and a multidisciplinary approach, the satisfactory evolution of patient.

Keywords : Herpes zoster; ophthalmic; treatment; multidisciplinary approach.

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