An unusual varicella zoster infection complicated by purpura fulminans and multiorgan failure in a healthy infant


Kalyoncu M. , ODEMIS E., AYNACI M., Karacal U. , OKTEN A. N.

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, cilt.35, ss.74-76, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/0036554021000026990
  • Dergi Adı: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.74-76

Özet

The case is reported of a 2-y-old boy who developed purpura fulminans, meningoencephalitis, pneumonia complicated by adult respiratory distress syndrome and acute renal failure after varicella. These complications of varicella are extremely rare in a healthy infant.