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Postherpetic abdominal pseudohernia

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 13 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j2786
  1. Ken Muramatsu, dermatologist,
  2. Hideyuki Ujiie, dermatologist and, associate professor,
  3. Hiroshi Shimizu, dermatologist and, professor
  1. Department of dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
  1. Correspondence to H Ujiie h-ujiie{at}

A 46 year old man presented with a 2 week history of protrusion of the right abdominal wall. He had suffered from herpes zoster in …

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