Varicella, herpes zoster and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: serious cutaneous complications.

  • Published 2010 in Prescrire international


Varicella and herpes zoster are due to varicella-zoster virus. Outcome of both infections is generally favourable. The most frequent severe complications are invasive streptococcal and staphylococcal superinfections, especially in children. A nested case-control study conducted within a British cohort showed a statistically significant increase in the risk… (More)


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