Siddhartha Ojah

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Varicella zoster usually manifests as maculopapular rash (MPR), which later progresses to vesicle. It can also manifest as MPR without progression to the vesicle stage. This atypical manifestation is more common in adults and immunocompromised patients. A 30-year-old female presented with high-grade fever and rash over face and body for 5 days. She was(More)
Results All enrolled patients had fever with rash without evidence of vesicles. Majority, (n=29) were adults and 18 were male. Of the 14 (38.9%) that were positive by IgM ELISA for VZV, 5 (35.7%) belonged to the age group of 19-30 years, 4 (28.5%) were < 18 years and 2 (14.3%) in age group 51-60 years. All patients had normal platelet count except 9, who(More)
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