varicella gangrenosa


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var·i·cel·la gan·gre·no·'sa

gangrenous ulceration of varicella lesions with or without secondary infection, occurring mainly in children with severe underlying disease.
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var·i·cel·la gan·gre·no·sa

(var'i-sel'ă gang-grĕ-nō'să)
Gangrenous ulceration of varicella lesions with or without secondary infection.
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varicella gangrenosa

Varicella in which necrosis occurs around the vesicles, resulting in gangrenous ulceration.
See also: varicella
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