[Varicella and herpes zoster in 83 children treated for malignancies (author's transl)].

@article{Gruson1981VaricellaAH,
  title={[Varicella and herpes zoster in 83 children treated for malignancies (author's transl)].},
  author={S Gruson and Genevi{\`e}ve Mouchnino and Philippe Reinert and Catherine Patte},
  journal={Archives francaises de pediatrie},
  year={1981},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={337-43}
}
57 children treated for malignant diseases presented with varicella and 26 with herpes zoster. Evolution of varicella was benign in 33 children but was complicated in 24, resulting in the death of 6 children. No child died of herpes zoster. The severity of skin and lung symptoms was of no prognostic value but digestive symptoms were associated with severe… CONTINUE READING