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Revista Habanera de Ciencias Médicas

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VIDAL BORRAS, Emilio  y  PAEZ DOMINGUEZ, Marilín. Case report. Varicella complicated by cellulitis periorbitraria bilateral. Rev haban cienc méd [online]. 2012, vol.11, n.3, pp. 388-395. ISSN 1729-519X.

Introduction: the virus of the chicken pox - zoster causes primary, latent infections and appellants. The primoinfección shows as a result the establishment of a latent infection of for life of the neurons of the spinal sensitive ganglions. Its study has interest v as its frequency, as the possible confusion with other illnesses with similar exanthema, as some complications that can be serious and for cause of embriopatias is possible. Objective: to instruct the students and doctors in the case of a not very frequent and not very available presentation in the world literature, to determine clinical manifestations of the chicken pox zoster, as well as the diagnostic means used at the present time, their complications and treatment. Presentation of the case: 4-year-old age student presented a pre to himself, with injuries in the skin in the shape of vesicles, with clinical Chicken pox finds zoster in the previous region of the thorax, at 48 hours edemas are stated in both regions periorbitrarias, with presence of vesiculosas injuries and crusts. Conclusions: the chicken pox constitutes an epidemiologic clinical infectious picture, of viral, slightly frequent etiology its complication and of turning out to be this, they need of diagnosis and opportune treatment.

Palabras clave : varicella; edema; vesicles; cellulitis periorbitraria.

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