Cilt 3, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 90 - 93 2017-01-15

Acute monoplegia secondary to herpes zoster infection: a case report

Meliha Kasapoglu Aksoy [1] , Lale Altan [2] , Sezin Solum [3]

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Brachial plexopathy with motor involvement secondary to herpes zoster infection is very rare. Also known as shingles, herpes zoster occurs as a result of reactivation of varicella zoster virus in the dorsal root ganglia. We present a 69-year-old male patient with right upper extremity monoplegia secondary to herpes zoster infection. Physical examination showed scars from rash on his right antecubital fossa. Electroneuromyography showed a low amplitude motor response of the right median nerve, while having no sensation response at digits 1 and 3. Right ulnar and radial nerve sensation responses were lower in amplitude compared to the left side. Herpes zoster should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute monoparesis. It is very important in avoiding unnecessary tests and treatments. 

Herpes zoster infection,acute monoplegia,brachial plexopathy
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Yazar: Meliha Kasapoglu Aksoy
E-posta: melihakasapoglu@hotmail.com
Kurum: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Lale Altan
E-posta: melihakasapoglu@hotmail.com
Kurum: Department of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Sezin Solum
E-posta: melihakasapoglu@hotmail.com
Kurum: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Health Sciences, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital, Bursa
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj293256, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2017}, volume = {3}, pages = {90 - 93}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.293256}, title = {Acute monoplegia secondary to herpes zoster infection: a case report}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {Solum, Sezin and Kasapoglu Aksoy, Meliha and Altan, Lale} }
APA Kasapoglu Aksoy, M , Altan, L , Solum, S . (2017). Acute monoplegia secondary to herpes zoster infection: a case report. The European Research Journal, 3 (1), 90-93. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.293256
MLA Kasapoglu Aksoy, M , Altan, L , Solum, S . "Acute monoplegia secondary to herpes zoster infection: a case report". The European Research Journal 3 (2017): 90-93 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/27747/293256>
Chicago Kasapoglu Aksoy, M , Altan, L , Solum, S . "Acute monoplegia secondary to herpes zoster infection: a case report". The European Research Journal 3 (2017): 90-93
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