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.

How to Cite
PAUDEL, Vikash. Erectile Dysfunction Secondary to Herpes Zoster. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council, [S.l.], v. 17, n. 4, p. 556-557, jan. 2020. ISSN 1999-6217. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 08 apr. 2020. doi: