DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for herpes zoster

Herpes zoster [DOID:8536]

A viral infectious disease that results_in infection located_in nerve fiber, has_material_basis_in Human herpesvirus 3, which reactivates after appearing as chickenpox in childhood. The virus is transmitted_by direct contact with the rash, which can develop into chickenpox in newly-infected individuals. The infection has_symptom rash which is followed by blisters, has_symptom headache, has_symptom fever, has_symptom malaise, has_symptom itching, has_symptom burning pain, and has_symptom paresthesia.

Synonyms:  herpes zoster,  DOID:8536,  Shingles,  herpes zona