Herpes zoster as a marker of underlying malignancy

Both herpes zoster and malignancy are associated with immunosuppression. However, the association between herpes zoster and the subsequent diagnosis of malignancy is unclear. We undertook this study to assess whether a diagnosis of herpes zoster is a risk factor for subsequent malignancy.

Iglar K, Kopp A, Glazier RH. Herpes zoster as a marker of underlying malignancy.
Open Med 2013;7(2):e68–e73

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