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Algoneurodystrophy following herpes zoster.
  1. O. Foster,
  2. A. Askaria,
  3. J. Lanham,
  4. D. Perry
  1. Whipps Cross Hospital, Leytonstone, London, UK.


    Algoneurodystrophy frequently follows an identifiable triggering event. It is not widely recognized that herpes zoster can precipitate algoneurodystrophy and three such cases are described here. In one, the affected dermatome did not correspond to the limb involved by the algoneurodystrophy.

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