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Adj.1.varicelliform - resembling the rash of chickenpox
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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.
[12] Kaposi's varicelliform eruption has also been reported in association with PRP.
Eczema herpeticum (EH) is an extensive vesicular eruption of skin also known as Kaposi varicelliform eruption.
To the Editor: Kaposi's varicelliform eruption (KVE) is a distinct viral skin disease which is characterized by disseminated vesiculopustules and erosions superimposed on the preexisting dermatosis.
c) Eczema herpeticum (aka Kaposi varicelliform eruption)
A varicelliform rash was seen on the scalp, trunk, and extremities.
CVA6 now can be added to the short list of HSV-1, varicella, and cox-sackievirus A16 as viruses that have been reported to cause a Kaposi's varicelliform eruption, in which preexisting dermatitis becomes superinfected with virus.
Electron microscopic features of PRP include decreased numbers of keratin filaments and desmosomes, enlarged intercellular spaces, parakeratosis with lipid like vacuoles and large number of lamellar granules, and a focal split of the basal lamina at dermo-epidermal junction with lymphoid cells in the dermis.6,7 PRP has been associated with various cutaneous and systemic disorders including vitiligo, lichen planus, alopecia universalis, Kaposi varicelliform eruption, seronegative arthritis, myositis, myasthenia gravis, hypothyroidism, celiac sprue and HIV.1
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption (KVE) or eczema herpeticum is a disseminated viral infection superimposed on pre-existing dermatosis.
Eczema herpeticum, also known as Kaposi's varicelliform eruption, is a disseminated herpes infection of severe vesicular lesions at the sites of pre-existing epidermal disruption and is typically caused by HSV-1 (Fivenson, Breneman, & Wander, 1990; Yeung-Yue et al., 2002).
Herpes zoster associated with varicelliform eruption.