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Three Cases of Herpes Zoster Infections in immunosuppressants Patients.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1982;25(11):1155-1158.
Published online November 30, 1982.
Three Cases of Herpes Zoster Infections in immunosuppressants Patients.
Young Hoon Song, Bok Hee Oh, Woo Gill Lee
Department of Pediatrics,Hanyang University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
면역억제 요법중 발생된 대상포진 3 례
송영훈, 오복희, 이우길
한양대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Herpes zoster is a acute viral infection which is characterized by localized vesicles.'along the course of the sensory nerve distribution of dorsal root ganglia and more frequent and severe in immunosuppressants treated patients or patients with cancer. We have experienced three cases of herpes zoster infections in. immunosuppressants treated :patients. First case with lupus nephritis (membranous type) was received azathioprine and prednisolone. Second case was malignant lymphoma, treated with cyclophosphamide, vincristine and prednisolone. Last case was minimal change nephrotic syndrome, has broken out herpes jzoster on receiving prednisolone. All cases was completely recovered with symptomatic treatments.
Key Words: Herpes zoster, Immunosuppressed patient

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