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Neuralgia, Postherpetic

"Neuralgia, Postherpetic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Pain in nerves, frequently involving facial SKIN, resulting from the activation the latent varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). The two forms of the condition preceding the pain are HERPES ZOSTER OTICUS; and HERPES ZOSTER OPHTHALMICUS. Following the healing of the rashes and blisters, the pain sometimes persists.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neuralgia, Postherpetic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neuralgia, Postherpetic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2010
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