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Revision as of 13:36, 21 January 2016

Background

  • May be life-threatening

Clinical Features

  • Development of vesicular eruptions in areas of epidermis previously affected by atopic dermatitis
  • fever is common


Differential Diagnosis

Herpes Simplex Virus-1

Diagnosis

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References

  • Bagazgoitia L, Beà S, Garate M, Moreno R, Jaén P. ECZEMA HERPETICUM IN A PATIENT WITH TERMINAL RENAL FAILURE UNDER NARROW-BAND UVB THERAPY. Indian Journal of Dermatology. 2010;55(2):200-201. doi:10.4103/0019-5154.62744.