Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
"Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Virus infection of the Gasserian ganglion and its nerve branches characterized by pain and vesicular eruptions with much swelling. Ocular involvement is usually heralded by a vesicle on the tip of the nose. This area is innervated by the nasociliary nerve.
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