Current Thoracic Surgery 2018 , Vol 3 , Issue 2
Surgical results of herpes zoster and lung cancer association in preoperative period
Onur Derdiyok1,Yelda Tezel2,İlker Kolbaş1,Serda Kanbur1,Çağatay Tezel1,Levent Alpay1,Volkan Baysungur1
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sureyyapasa Chest Disease and Thoracic Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Pulmonary Disease, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.26663/cts.2018.00014 Herpes zoster also known as shingles is a disease caused by the reactivation of varicella zoster virus. It often starts with erythema as the first finding. Maculopapular vesicles may form painful rashes with maturations, which may be painful at baseline before the onset of rash. Here, the postponement of the operation due to the central mass located in the left lobe of the patient due to herpes zoster, and the possible results were presented. Keywords : herpes zoster, lung carcinoma, mediastinoscopy, pneumonectomy