Clinical quiz

Test your knowledge – herpes zoster



More then 10% of people suffer an episode of herpes zoster (shingles) during their lifetime – for some of these people, postherpetic neuralgia will have a devastating effect on their quality of life. Every GP needs to know how to diagnose and manage this common complaint.

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Question 1
    Which disease is the precursor of herpes zoster?
    a. mumps
    b. measles
    c. chickenpox
    d. genital herpes
    e. cold sores

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