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International Journal of Dermatology Sciences

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

A widespread varicelliform rash complicating intercostal Herpes Zoster in an immunocompromised: Case report

Author(s):

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

Abstract:
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.

Pages: 22-24  |  1497 Views  625 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Jihane Ziani, Selma Benkirane, Mounia Bennani, Sara Elloudi, Hanane Baybay, Fatima Zahra Mernissi. A widespread varicelliform rash complicating intercostal Herpes Zoster in an immunocompromised: Case report. Int. J.Dermatol. Sci. 2020;2(1):22-24. DOI: 10.33545/26649772.2020.v2.i1a.11
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