A Young Boy with Painful Eye Swelling and Facial Rash

Authors

  • Md Shahriar Mahbub FCPS (Medicine) course student, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Abdullah Al Faruq FCPS (Medicine) course student, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Md Mahmudur Rahman Siddiqui FCPS (Medicine) course student, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Mohammad Ashik Imran Khan Post-graduate trainee, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • HAM Nazmul Ahasan Professor, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Md Billal Alam Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Md Titu Miah Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College
  • Ratan Das Gupta Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i1.6938

Keywords:

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus, ocular herpes zoster, ophthalmoplegia, Bangladesh

Abstract

Oculomotor palsy is a recognized uncommon complication in herpes zoster ophthalmicus. A case of herpes zoster ophthalmicus with ophthalmoplegia is reported. A 15 year old boy presented with ptosis, chemosis, proptosis, ophthalmoplegia involving IVth and VIth cranial nerve following vesicular eruption on his right forehead. He was treated with oral acyclovir and oral steroids. He made a partial recovery with improvement of ptosis, proptosis but with residual VIth nerve palsy.

Keyword: Herpes zoster ophthalmicus; ocular herpes zoster; ophthalmoplegia; Bangladesh

DOI: 10.3329/jom.v12i1.6938

J Medicine 2011; 12 : 91-93

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Mahbub, M. S., Al Faruq, A., Siddiqui, M. M. R., Khan, M. A. I., Ahasan, H. N., Alam, M. B., Miah, M. T., & Gupta, R. D. (2011). A Young Boy with Painful Eye Swelling and Facial Rash. Journal of Medicine, 12(1), 91–93. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i1.6938

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Case Reports