International Journal of Dermatology Sciences

International Journal of Dermatology Sciences

Online ISSN: 2664-9780
Print ISSN: 2664-9772

International Journal of Dermatology Sciences
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International Journal of Dermatology Sciences
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1
A widespread varicelliform rash complicating intercostal Herpes Zoster in an immunocompromised: Case report

Jihane Ziani, Selma Benkirane, Mounia Bennani, Sara Elloudi, Hanane Baybay, Fatima Zahra Mernissi

Background: It is reported in the literature that an extensive varicelliform rash can occur in 2% to 10% of unknown patients with herpes zoster. Case presentation: We report the case of a 65-year-old man with several vesicles eruptive, distributed all over the body and diagnosed as herpes zoster. Conclusions: The objective of our observation is to underline the interest of knowing this diagnosis which is often wrongly taken as a Varicella-herpes zoster association.
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