The pathology of ophthalmoplegia in herpes zoster ophthalmicus

P. J.M. Lavin, S. G. Younkin, S. H. Kori

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The precise nature of the pathologic process causing the ophthalmoplegia associated with herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) is uncertain. In this report we describe in detail the pathologic changes in the ocular motor nerves of a patient with HZO and ipsilateral ophthalmoplegia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-80
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


  • Herpes zoster ophthalmicus
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Pathology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology

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