Kaposi's varicelliform eruption


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Related to Kaposi's varicelliform eruption: eczema herpeticum
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Noun1.Kaposi's varicelliform eruption - a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles
eczema - generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
eruption - symptom consisting of a breaking out and becoming visible
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Also known as Kaposi's varicelliform eruption, EH is a rapid, widespread cutaneous dissemination of HSV infection in areas of dermatitis or skin barrier disruption, most commonly caused by HSV-1 infection.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption in a patient with pityriasis rubra pilaris.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption in a patient with healing second degree burns.