Anesth Pain Med.  2012 Jul;7(3):210-212.

Herpes zoster induced pure motor segmental paresis: A case report

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  • 1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea. khlee6006@yonsei.ac.kr

Abstract

Segmental zoster paresis is characterized by skin rash, sensory change and motor weakness in the myotome that corresponds to the dermatome of the rash. Herpes zoster induced pure motor paresis is a rare complication of herpes zoster without sensory involvement in brachial plexopathy. We present a case of segmental paresis, which involved motor nerve without sensory nerve involvement electrophysiologically.

Keyword

Herpes zoster; Pure motor involvement; Segmental zoster paresis
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