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Título: Persistent varicella as the initial manifestation of systemic lymphoma
Autor: Ferreira, M.
Sanches, M.
Teixeira, M.
Guerra, M.
Selores, M.
Data: 2008
Editora: University of California, Davis
Citação: Dermatol Online J. 2008 Feb 28;14(2):24.
Resumo: Varicella is a common benign childhood disease that often presents in adolescents and adults in a more severe form. We report a previously healthy 50-year-old man who developed multiple necrotic cutaneous ulcers associated with fever, asthenia and anorexia. Physical examination revealed few tense hemorrhagic vesicles on the trunk and necrotic cutaneous ulcers scattered over the entire cutaneous surface. After the diagnosis of varicella with varicella pneumonia was established, treatment with acyclovir was instituted. His poor response to treatment was indicative of immune compromise; an underlying peripheral T-cell lymphoma was discovered.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.16/1026
ISSN: 1087-2108
Versão do Editor: http://dermatology.cdlib.org/142/case_presentations/varicella/ferreira.html
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