Complications

  • Keratoconjunctivitis - Inflammation of outer layers of the eyeball.
  • Herpetiform Eczema - Widespread infection of the
  • Secondary Bacterial and fungal infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Infection of the trachea or windpipe
  • Pharyngitis - Inflammation of the throat
  • Tonsillitis - Inflammation and infection of tonsils
  • Bell's Palsy - Paralysis of muscles of one side of the face.
  • Hemiparesis - Paralytic or weakness of one half of the body

In some rare cases, it may even result in –

  • HSV hepatitis, herpetic esophagitis, adrenal necrosis, interstitial pneumonia, HSV cystitis, arthritis, ganglionitis and myelitis.