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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

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Conditions caused by infection with different strains of herpesvirus and typified when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and varicella being characterized by widespread discrete vesicles in children as a rule.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Simplex, Zoster, and Varicella

…d when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and varicella being…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella

…d when fully developed by tense vesicles, herpes simplex consisting of grouped vesicles on an erythematous base, zoster being made up of vesicles, sometimes hemorrhagic ones, that course along a dermatome of an adult usually, and varicella being…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…ntact and respiratory isolation) hospitalized patients from other immunosuppressed persons. Staff without a prior history of varicella or varicella immunization should not enter their rooms. Since the risk of dissemination is enhanced by steroid…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Key Points

…zoster can be a dermatologic emergency in patients who are immunocompromised, including pregnant women. Introduction Primary varicella Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a herpes family virus that causes primary varicella infection and herpes zoster….

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Clinical Cases

…symptoms in the previously affected skin Case 2 7-year-old healthy female No significant past medical history No history of varicella vaccination No known sick contacts Presents for evaluation and management of generalized “blisters”…

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Viral Exanthems: Clinical Cases

…r the past few days Previously healthy Schoolmate with viral prodrome symptoms one week prior No history of immunization for varicella virus Initial evaluation Clinical presentation is typical for primary varicella infection Recommend colloidal…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: References

…e Database Sys Rev, 3, CD007795. Lamont RF, Sobel JD, Carrington D, Mazaki-Tovi S, Kusanovic JP, Vaisbuch E, Romero R (2011) Varicella-zoster virus (chickenpox) infection in pregnancy, Brit Journal Ob Gyn, 118:1152-1162. McKendrick MW, Ogan P, Care…

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Viral Exanthems: Key Points

…ons or intravenous immunoglobulin, may be indicated for severe viral infections in immunocompromised patients. Introduction For an overview of characteristic features, differential diagnosis, and prognosis and treatment for measles, varicella,…

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Viral Exanthems: Initial Evaluation

…rman measles Parvovirus B19, a.k.a. erythema infectiosum Exanthem subitum Epstein-Barr virus Coxsackie virus Hand-foot-mouth Varicella Pityriasis rosea Gianotti-Crosti syndrome Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is a non-specific viral eruption marked by…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Initial Evaluation

…ster (shingles) Note that vesicles and papulovesicular lesions are grouped with an erythematous to hemorrhagic base. Primary varicella infection Differential diagnosis Herpes simplex virus (oral) Note that the vesiculopustular lesions of HSV are…