Steroids should never be given until possible herpes zoster infection has been excluded

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7116.1163a (Published 01 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1163
  1. J C Devine, Specialist registrar in maxillofacial surgerya
  1. a Regional Centre for Maxillofacial Surgery, Walton Hospital, Aintree Hospitals Trust, Liverpool L9 1AE

    Editor—I believe that a recent brief report of a case by S Ali Raza and C P Fielder in Minerva contained inaccuracies; in addition it failed to mention the most important practical clinical implication of the condition that is described.1 The authors report that a 66 year …

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