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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics in patients with segmental zoster paresis

From: A retrospective case series of segmental zoster paresis of limbs: clinical, electrophysiological and imaging characteristics

Features
Mean age (years) 69 (range 47–87)
Men 3 of 8
Affected myotomes
 Left upper limb 1 of 8
 Right upper limb 5 of 8
 Left lower limb 0 of 8
 Right lower limb 2 of 8
Rash after weakness (within 30 days) 0 of 8
Mean interval between rash and weakness (days) 11.9
Diabetes mellitus 4 of 8
Immunocompromise 1 of 8
Post-herpetic neuralgia 4 months after onset 5 of 8
Myotomes corresponding to dermatomes 8 of 8
Disseminated zoster 1 of 8