64. Cutaneous Infections in Immunocompromised Children

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP1,2,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD3,4 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD5,6
  1. Hagen Ott MD3,4 and
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD3,4

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch64

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ott, H. and Hoeger, P. H. (2011) Cutaneous Infections in Immunocompromised Children, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch64

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 3

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 4

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 5

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 6

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 3

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  2. 4

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • skin infection;
  • primary immunodeficiency;
  • secondary immunodeficiency;
  • child;
  • adolescent;
  • transplantation;
  • chemotherapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Skin infections in children with primary immunodeficiencies

  • Combined immunodeficiencies

  • Predominantly humoral deficiencies

  • Phagocytic defects

  • Skin infections in children with secondary immunodeficiencies

  • Viral infections

  • Bacterial infections

  • Fungal infections

  • References