eczema herpeticum

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eczema characterized by a feverish condition and widespread eruption of vesicles

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Methods: This prospective study was conducted at the King Edward Medical University / Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan, from November 2012 to October 2015, and comprised eczema herpeticum patients.
Genetic variants in interferon regulatory factor 2 (IRF2) are associated with atopic dermatitis and eczema herpeticum.
5 Torso and abdomen 7 Back and buttocks 7 Entire arm and hand 4 A hand and fingers (front and back) 1 Entire leg and foot 8 Table 3--Guidance on when to refer to secondary care (4) Eczema herpeticum (widespread herpes simplex)--emergency referral Uncertainty concerning the diagnosis Poor control of the condition or failure to respond to appropriate topical treatments Psychological upset or sleep problems Recurrent secondary infection
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption (KVE) or eczema herpeticum describes acute, disseminated cutaneous eruption caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2, and rarely vaccinia virus or Coxsackie A16 virus that infect persons with preexisting dermatosis.
There were no infection-related serious adverse events or eczema herpeticum occurrences in the dupilumab group.
We describe a patient whose illness fulfilled CDC's high-risk criteria for smallpox, although he actually had eczema herpeticum.
Eczema herpeticum is an overwhelming herpesvirus infection on skin already affected by atopic dermatitis.
The infection in these patients is a more severe form of HFMD, presenting with eczema herpeticum (EH)-like lesions, with some combination of vesicles, papules, and erosions, in areas affected by atopic dermatitis.
The most significant case was that of an 8-month-old male who developed eczema herpeticum with Pseudomonas sepsis and subsequent cardiac arrest.
In addition to PCOS, major diagnoses that were missed, included secondary syphilis, eczema herpeticum, and gram-negative folliculitis.
From a distance, all of the patients looked like they had eczema herpeticum--erosions and vesicles in areas that previously were affected by atopic dermatitis--but closer inspection showed that they weren't as monomorphous or as "punched out" as erosions from eczema herpeticum.
The effect of tacrolimus on viral cutaneous illnesses also is unclear, he said, referring to the chickenpox cases in the pediatric study and the small amount of data on herpes simplex infections and eczema herpeticum in study subjects.
Gao PS, Rafaels NM, Hand T, et al: Filaggrin mutations that confer risk of atopic dermatitis confer greater risk for eczema herpeticum.