Gershon, Anne A.

Herpes Zoster: Postherpetic Neuralgia and Other Complications

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
C. Peter N. Watson

Part I. Varicella (Chickenpox)

2. Varicella
Anne A. Gershon

Part II. Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

3. Herpes Zoster: A Patient’s Perspective
Anne Tuzi, C. Peter N. Watson

4. The Epidemiology and Natural History of Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia
Kenneth E. Schmader, Robert H. Dworkin

5. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
Emma Davies, James Chodosh, Deborah Pavan-Langston

6. Neurological Complications of Herpes Zoster
Maija Haanpää

7. The Role of Varicella Zoster Virus in Giant Cell Arteritis
Maria A. Nagel, Don Gilden

8. Herpes Zoster and Vascular Risk
Charlotte Warren-Gash, Judith Breuer

9. Antiviral Therapy and Local Treatment for Herpes Zoster
Anne A. Gershon

10. Dermatologic Manifestations of Herpes Zoster
Ranjani Somayaji, James A. Elliott, R. Gary Sibbald

Part III. Postherpetic Neuralgia: Assessment, Pathology, Pathophysiology

11. The Effect of Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia on Health-Related Quality of Life, Function, Employment-Related Productivity, and the Cost-Effectiveness of the Vaccine
Melanie Drolet

12. The Pathology of Postherpetic Neuralgia and Postherpetic Itch
Anne Louise Oaklander

13. Neural Basis of Pain in Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia: The Ectopic Pacemaker Hypothesis
Marshall Devor

14. Persistent VZV Ganglionitis May Be the Cause of Postherpetic Neuralgia
Don Gilden, Maria A. Nagel

15. A Comparison of Clinical Features and Mechanisms of Trigeminal Postherpetic Neuralgia and Trigeminal Neuralgia
Barry J. Sessle, C. Peter N. Watson

Part IV. Postherpetic Neuralgia: Treatment

16. Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia: Subtypes and a Mechanism-Based Treatment
Ralf Baron, Paul Möller, Philipp Hüllemann

17. Interventional Approaches to Postherpetic Neuralgia
Shane E. Brogan, Perry G. Fine

18. Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia: The Role of Opioids
Jane C. Ballantyne

19. Postherpetic Neuralgia: Difficult to Treat, Easier to Prevent
C. Peter N. Watson

20. Postherpetic Neuralgia: Are There Neurosurgical Options?
C. Peter N. Watson

21. Designing Randomized Controlled Trials of Oral Analgesics for Chronic Postherpetic Neuralgia
Ian Gilron, C. Peter N. Watson

Part V. The Prevention of Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia

22. The Importance of Zoster Prevention Vaccines
C. Peter N. Watson

23. Aggressive Noninvasive Treatment of Acute Herpes Zoster for the Prevention of Postherpetic Neuralgia
Sigrun Alba Johannesdottir Schmidt, Michael C. Rowbotham

24. Herpes Zoster Vaccines
Michael N. Oxman, Ruth Harbecke

25. Conclusion: “All Roads Lead to Rome”
C. Peter N. Watson

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Pain Medicine, Virology, Pharmacotherapy

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