eczema herpeticum


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Noun1.eczema herpeticum - eczema characterized by a feverish condition and widespread eruption of vesicles; most common in children
eczema - generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
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Infection with the herpes simplex virus can lead to eczema herpeticum (EH), which involves vesiculation and skin erosions, and, at times, fever and lymphadenopathy.
These severe cases come in three main presentations, resembling either erythema multiforme, chicken pox, or eczema herpeticum.
Eczema Herpeticum and Clinical Criteria for Investigating Smallpox
Objective: To study the clinical features, course and outcome of eczema herpeticum in burn patients.
35) One avenue of insight into these more recent observations about herpetic infections, in particular, comes from Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN) investigators, who have published human clinical studies suggesting the possibility of a genetic predisposition for eczema herpeticum through variations in gene-regulating and interferon pathways.
KVE also called eczema herpeticum when it happens in patients with AD.
Eczema herpeticum is a severe disseminated herpes infection that is a serious risk in patients with widespread AD and may be misdiagnosed as a bacterial infection.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption (KVE) or eczema herpeticum is a disseminated viral infection superimposed on pre-existing dermatosis.