Erectile Dysfunction Secondary to Herpes Zoster

  • Vikash Paudel Department of Dermatology and Venereology, National Medical College, Birgunj, Parsa, Nepal


Varicella Zoster is dermatomal neuropathic disease caused by reactivation of varicella zoster virus, characterized by vesico-bullous eruptions. The sacral dermatomal involvement in shingles is a rare phenomenon but well recognized cause of urinary retention, bladder dysfunction but rarely erectile dysfunction. We present a case of sacral herpes zoster with erectile dysfunction in a sexually active adult male.
Keywords: Erectile Dysfunction; herpes zoster; Nepal.

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