Vesicle and bullae eruption

Authors

  • Mariana Lopes Costa Department of Pediatrics, Centro Hospitalar de Leiria https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9125-1213
  • Maria Manuel Zarcos Department of Pediatrics, Centro Hospitalar de Leiria
  • Felicidade Santiago Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar de Leiria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v31.i2.22124

Keywords:

acyclovir, blister, exanthema, herpes zoster

Abstract

Varicella-zoster virus primoinfection, known as varicella or chickenpox, is very common in children. However, zoster reinfection is uncommon at this age, being sometimes associated with a history of varicella in the mother during pregnancy, child immunosuppression, or local trauma.
In this case report, the authors present an exuberant form of zoster infection in a three-year-old boy with no prior history of varicella.

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Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

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Lopes Costa M, Zarcos MM, Santiago F. Vesicle and bullae eruption. REVNEC [Internet]. 2022Jun.30 [cited 2022Aug.12];31(2):172-4. Available from: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/22124

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