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Primary Varicella in an Immunocompetent Adult

| August 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Leonid Izikson, MD; Evelyn Lilly, BA Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Abstract Primary varicella zoster infection in adults and immunocompromised persons may result in serious complications. For this reason, a speedy and accurate diagnosis is essential to prevent life-threatening sequelae. Primary varicella presents as a vesicular exanthem with fevers […]

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