resembling herpes zoster; called also zosteriform.
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Resembling herpes zoster.
Synonym(s): zosteroid
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adjective Referring to a band-like unilateral skin lesion located along the cutaneous distribution of a spinal or a branch of the trigeminal nerves, usually seen in the recrudescence of herpes zoster but also–rarely seen in metastatic breast CA and hemangiomas of Sturge-Weber disease.
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Varying presentations of isolated collagenomas such as paving stone nevi, plantar fbromatosis, and papulolinear and zosteriform lesions have been reported in the literature (3, 4).
In another case report from Saudi Arabia by Bari,9 skin coloured, painful pilar leiomyoma lesions were reported in a zosteriform pattern on the back of a 23-year-old male.9 In India, Bandyopadhyay et al.,10 reported a case of a 32-year-old male who had segmental distribution of similar lesions bilaterally on his back.10
Kutanoz metastazlarin farkli klinik gorunumleri olabilir; deri lezyonlari noduler, mobil, fikse, indure, agrisiz, daha nadir olarak zosteriform, bulloz, papuloskuamoz, plak benzeri, ulsere, erizipel benzeri olabilir (4).
Nash, "Zosteriform spread of herpes simplex virus as a model of recrudescence and its use to investigate the role of immune cells in prevention of recurrent disease," Journal of Virology, vol.
The clinical appearances of these cutaneous metastases of prostate cancer were extremely variable, as 31 presented as nodules, 8 as infiltrated plaques, 5 as Sister Mary Joseph's nodules (a palpable nodule bulging into the umbilicus), 3 as sclerodermiform lesions, 3 as vascular proliferations, 3 as abscesses, 2 as cystic, 2 as zosteriform, and 14 as undescribed.
[13] The classical form of NLCS is usually unilateral and may be band-like, linear, or zosteriform in distribution.
Classical signs and numerous atypical forms have been described, such as annular, chancriform, acute paronychial, palmoplantar, zosteriform, and erysipeloid (1, 3, 7-9).
Incontinentia pigmenti, linear and whorled nevoid hypermelanosis, and progressive cribriform and zosteriform hyperpigmentation follow a linear pattern.
Typically, the classical type presents as asymptomatic, multiple, soft, yellowish or skin-colored, sessile or pedunculated, papules or nodules, often coalescing into plaques whose surface may be smooth, wrinkled, or cerebriform or have a peau d'orange appearance that are present in a linear, zosteriform, or segmental pattern [3, 7].
Lesions on the trunk are typically multiple, also known as leiomyomatosis, and can be arranged in a diffuse (disseminated), blaschkoid or segmental distribution.2 Although segmental leiomyomas are called zosteriform leiomyoma by some writers, these do not show a dermatomal distribution.3 Lesions on the extremities tend to be solitary.
In rare circumstances, if linear LP presents in a dermatomal pattern, it is called zosteriform LP (Figure 1(g)) [36].
After two days, zosteriform lesions appeared on her right side reflecting V1 of trigeminal nerve.