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(Science: dermatology, virology) disease in adults caused by varicella zoster virus (herpetoviridae), that in children causes chicken pox.

disease arises by reactivation (usually associated with a decline in cell-mediated immunity) of latent virus that persists in spinal or cranial sensory nerve ganglia.

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Neurons, Cocaine, and Shingles

... their leg 2. feels the pain 3. grabs their foot Which of the events requires a motor neuron? a) 1 and 2 b) 2 and 3 c) 1 and 3 d) 1,2, and 3 3. Shingles is caused by Herpes Zoster infection of the dorsal root ganglia. This disease would affect a) Motor impulses moving into the spinal cord b) ...

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by homeworkdisaster
Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Neurons, Cocaine, and Shingles
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Views: 4353

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

Sorry for being out of the loop for a while. My early childhood bout of chicken pox has revisited me in the form of shingles and has left me low for about ten days. Still not over it but have got back online to have a look at progress, if one could refer to any of wbla3335 posts ...

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by scottie
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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virus death

... chicken pox. once you get it, you dont get it again, although the virus has remained inside of you. only sometimes the virus flares up causing shingles. thus, viruses never die.

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by amoebapower
Wed May 23, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Did death evolve?
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Latent Infections

I will guess, the chicken pox virus does that too. That's why we got shingles. right??

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by Priscilla
Thu Oct 19, 2006 6:03 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Latent Infections
Replies: 11
Views: 4410

The Fiber Disease

... Shortly after that she began to have a strange rash on her lower legs. The rash turned into lesions that looked something like chickenpox or shingles. Then they spread. The condition seems to cycle -- inactive for just a bit and then erruptions -- anywhere on her body. At times she has had ...

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by collb
Fri Jul 28, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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