Dr. Rajesh Gupta, Dr. Preety Gupta, Dr. Shivani Gupta
Herpes zoster (HZ) or “shingles” is one of the most common neurological conditions worldwide. It occurs as a result of a reactivated varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection. Anaesthetists and pain specialists may find themselves consulted to manage the often severe and disabling pain of an acute episode. It is associated with many syndromes which should be considered in depth while diagnosing the case of herpes zoster which can be the deciding factor in the management of herpes zoster.