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Herpes zoster as a risk factor for stroke and TIA: A retrospective cohort study in the UK.

Breuer, J; Pacou, M; Gauthier, A; Brown, MM; (2014) Herpes zoster as a risk factor for stroke and TIA: A retrospective cohort study in the UK. Neurology , 82 (3) pp. 206-212. 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000038. Green open access

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Abstract

Stroke and TIA are recognized complications of acute herpes zoster (HZ). In this study, we evaluated HZ as a risk factor for cerebrovascular disease (stroke and TIA) and myocardial infarction (MI) in a UK population cohort.

Type: Article
Title: Herpes zoster as a risk factor for stroke and TIA: A retrospective cohort study in the UK.
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000000038
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000000038
Additional information: © 2014 American Academy of Neurology. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial No Derivative 3.0 License, which permits downloading and sharing the work provided it is properly cited. The work cannot be changed in any way or used commercially.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health > Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Dept
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1423832
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