What is another word for Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus?

Pronunciation: [hˈɜːpiːz zˈɒstəɹ ɒfθˈalmɪkəs] (IPA)

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) refers to a viral infection that causes a painful rash and blisters around the eye. This condition is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, the varicella-zoster virus. There are several synonyms used for HZO, including shingles of the eye, ophthalmic shingles, or ocular herpes zoster. The symptoms of HZO include redness, eye pain, and sensitivity to light, and may be accompanied by fever and fatigue. The condition is usually treated with antiviral medication and eye drops prescribed by a doctor. If left untreated, HZO can lead to complications such as loss of vision or even blindness.

Synonyms for Herpes zoster ophthalmicus:

What are the hypernyms for Herpes zoster ophthalmicus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    eye infection, shingles, Eye Injury, Herpes zoster infection, Infectious Eye Disease, Ocular Herpes, Ocular Zoster, Varicella zoster virus infection.

Word of the Day

The word "sourceable" means capable of being sourced, obtainable or found. The antonyms of this word are words that refer to something that cannot be sourced, found or obtained. Th...