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