Clinical features of vascular thrombosis following varicella.

  title={Clinical features of vascular thrombosis following varicella.},
  author={John B. Bodensteiner and M R Hille and Jack E. Riggs},
  journal={American journal of diseases of children},
  volume={146 1},
OBJECTIVE To define the clinical characteristics, neuroimaging features, and outcome of five patients with post-primary varicella zoster virus infection hemiparesis and to offer a hypothesis to explain the predilection for the involvement of the cerebral vasculature in this condition. DESIGN Patient series. SETTING Five patients were treated during a 14-month period in a private pediatric neurology practice in a medium-size southwestern city. INTERVENTIONS Steroids (two patients) and… CONTINUE READING


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