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Herpes zoster ophthalmicus in a healthy child
  1. Carlos G Teran1,
  2. Marsha Medows2
  1. 1Department of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, New York University, New York, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Carlos G Teran, carteran79{at}

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A previously healthy 6-year-old male child presented in the emergency department with a 4-day history of painless erythematous-papulomacular rash that started on the left side of the forehead. The lesions became blistered and confluent, spreading to the nasal bridge and upper and lower eye lids sparing the tip of the nose …

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