Complications

The most common complication of shingles is postherpetic neuralgia, occurring in approx 10% of cases. It is defined as pain lasting more than 120 days from rash onset (39). It is more frequent in people over 50 years and can lead to depression. It is rare in children, including those who are immunocompromised. Infection of the brain includes encephalitis, involvement of motor neurones leading to ptosis, paralysis of the hand, facial palsy, or contralateral hemiparesis. Involvement of the oculomotor division of the trigeminal ganglion can cause serious eye problems, including corneal scarring.

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