90% of the lesions had resolved but there was still post-herpetic neuralgia. The patient still required strong analgesics.
DAY 15 AFTER START OF SKIN PAIN. ORAL ANTI-VIRAL WAS STOPPED. MOST OF THE LESIONS HAD RESOLVED.
Most of the vesicles/blisters had dried up with crusts/scabs overlying them.
DAY 10 AFTER START OF SKIN PAIN. ORAL ANTI-VIRAL HAD TAKEN EFFECT AND CRUSTS WERE SEEN OVERLYING THE RUPTURED BLISTERS/VESICLES.
Some of the small vesicles had dried up and crusts were seen overlying them but some of the bigger vesicles/blisters continued to grow and increased in size.
DAY 7 AFTER THE ONSET OF PAIN. ORAL ANTI-VIRAL WAS STARTED BUT HAD NOT YET TAKEN EFFECT.
skin rash involving dermatome T2 area.
Close-up view shows painful vesicles with clear fluid inside.
DAY 3 AFTER THE ONSET OF PAIN IN SKIN, ANTI-VIRAL WAS STARTED ON THE SAME DAY.
監督及指導機構 – 英國威爾斯大學／卡的夫大學臨床皮膚科專科部門
膚科醫生常見皮膚問題 – 帶狀泡疹（生蛇, 連續15天病情跟進）