Posts Tagged ‘shingles’

Infections on the Scalp

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Infections on the Scalp Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Fungal Infection (Ringworm, Tinea Capitis) Ringworm infection of the scalp is caused by a fungal infection. Ringworm infection of the scalp is more common in children than in adults. Fungal infection of the scalp presents in a variety of ways, depending on its severity […]


Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Shingles Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What causes shingles ? Shingles comes from the latin word cingulum meaning girdle. People who have had chickenpox before can develop herpes zoster, or shingles. The same virus that causes chicken pox, causes shingles. The chickenpox virus remains in a dormant state in certain nerve cells of […]

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