Eczema herpeticum: a dermatologic emergency.

Christine L. Mackley, David R. Adams, Bryan Anderson, Jeffrey J. Miller

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Eczema herpeticum is a potentially life-threatening herpetic superinfection of a pre-existing skin disease. Despite the availability of antiviral therapies, eczema herpeticum remains a dermatologic emergency today. Two representative cases of eczema herpeticum along with discussion of the etiology, means of diagnosis, treatments, and complications of eczema herpeticum are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)307-310, 323; quiz 313
JournalDermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses' Association
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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