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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 143-145

Hemorrhagic varicella


Department of Dermatology Venereology & Leprology, Government General Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Bala Kumar Dorai
Government General Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijpd.IJPD_24_17

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Varicella is a benign disorder occurring commonly in children. Hemorrhagic varicella is a serious complication occurring in immunocompromised persons or those on immunosuppressive therapy. Our encounter with this case of Hemorrhagic varicella highlights that the rare hemorrhagic varicella can also occur in a chronic malnourished child. Prompt diagnosis and treatment with acyclovir leads to complete recovery.


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