varicelliform


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varicelliform

 [var″ĭ-sel´ĭ-form]
resembling chickenpox.

var·i·cel·li·form

(var'i-sel'i-fōrm),
Resembling varicella.
Synonym(s): varicelloid

var·i·cel·li·form

(var'i-sel'i-fōrm)
Resembling varicella.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption in a patient with pityriasis rubra pilaris.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption in a patient with healing second degree burns.
KEY WORDS: Kaposi's varicelliform eruption, Irritant contact dermatitis.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption: Absence of ocular involvement.
In rare cases, vaccine virus can be transmitted to healthy immunocompetent siblings and parents, especially if the vaccinee has developed a varicelliform rash or has had leukemia.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption is a disseminated eruption of HSV on skin already affected with another dermatitis; eczema herpeticum refers specifically to the occurrence of an eruption on skin affected by atopic dermatitis.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption due to herpes simplex in Darier's disease.
Vaccine virus has been rarely transmitted to healthy immunocompetent siblings and parents, especially if the vaccinee developed a varicelliform rash or had leukemia.
The benefits of administering varicella vaccine to susceptible health-care workers probably outweigh the small potential risk of transmission of varicella organisms to patients from vaccinees who develop a varicelliform rash.
Vaccinees who develop a varicelliform rash following vaccination might be contagious; thus, they should avoid contact with individuals at high risk for complications of varicella, such as immunocompromised persons.
Available data suggest that the benefits of administering varicella vaccine to susceptible health care workers outweigh the small potential risk of transmission of varicella organisms to patients from vaccinees who develop a varicelliform rash.[21] Nevertheless, institutions may wish to consider precautions for vaccinated personnel who are in contact with patients at high risk for serious complications and personnel in whom a rash develops after vaccination.[21]