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Description:This child presented with the characteristic varicella, or chickenpox lesions.
The blister-like lesions have a pus-filled center, appearing on the face, scalp, or trunk. Varicella is highly contagious, and spreads via coughing, or sneezing. Complications include bacterial infection of the skin, swelling of the brain, and pneumonia.
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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1995
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Links:CDC – National Immunization Program: Varicella Disease (Chickenpox)
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