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Ayþegul Babalí, Basak Cakal, Alpaslan Tanoglu, Fatih Karaahmet, Murat Kekilli
Keywords : Boceprevir, Herpes zoster, Infection
Citation Information : Babalí A, Cakal B, Tanoglu A, Karaahmet F, Kekilli M. Boceprevir-induced Herpes Zoster. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2018; 8 (2):161-162.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 01-12-2018
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).
Herpes zoster is caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus (VZV), that attacks peripheral or cranial nerves and result in painful cutaneous inflammation. Boceprevir is a protease inhibitor which used as a new therapeutic agent for chronic hepatitis C infection. Boceprevir associated herpes zoster is extremely rare condition. We present herpes zoster infection assosiated Boceprevir in patint with chronic hepatitis C.
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