Chronic Varicella-Zoster Skin Infection Complicating the Congenital Varicella Syndrome
Article first published online: 5 SEP 2007
Volume 24, Issue 4, pages 429–432, July/August 2007
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BOUSSAULT, P., BORALEVI, F., LABBE, L., SARLANGUE, J., TAÏEB, A. and LEAUTE-LABREZE, C. (2007), Chronic Varicella-Zoster Skin Infection Complicating the Congenital Varicella Syndrome. Pediatric Dermatology, 24: 429–432. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2007.00471.x
- Issue published online: 5 SEP 2007
- Article first published online: 5 SEP 2007
Abstract: Congenital varicella is a rare syndrome arising when a pregnant woman develops varicella before the 24th week of pregnancy. We report an occurrence of congenital varicella syndrome complicated by a chronic varicella zoster virus skin infection in an immunocompetent infant. The chronic verrucous skin infection is puzzling in our patient, as this disease is usually described in immunosuppressed patients.