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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 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.
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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