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Ann Clin Neurophysiol > Volume 21(1); 2019 > Article
Ann Clin Neurophysiol. 2019; 21(1): 44-47.
Published online January 29, 2019.
doi: https://doi.org/10.14253/acn.2019.21.1.44
Zoster-associated limb paresis presenting as femoral neuropathy
Inha Hwang  , UnKyu Yun  , Heewon Bae  , Jeong Ho Han  , Sang-Won Ha  , and Doo-eung Kim 
Department of Neurology, Veterans Healthcare Service Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding Author: Sang-Won Ha ,Tel: +82-2-2225-4601, Fax: +82-2-2225-1327, Email: hippocam@naver.com
Received May 18, 2018   Revised: July 31, 2018    Accepted November 18, 2018
Zoster-associated limb paresis is a relatively uncommon complication of herpes zoster that is characterized by focal motor weakness. Awareness of this disorder is important to avoid unnecessary invasive investigations and to ensure appropriate treatment. We report a case of a herpes zoster involving the femoral nerve.
Key words: Femoral neuropathy; Herpes zoster; Varicella zoster virus
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