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PHIL Image 4493
Description:This patient with chickenpox developed lesions on the skin of his chest and torso.

Chickenpox is an infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus resulting in an itchy blister-like rash, tiredness and fever. It appears first on the trunk and face, but can spread over the entire body causing between 250 and 500 itchy blisters.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:1975
Photo Credit:
  • CDC – National Immunization Program: Varicella Disease (Chickenpox)
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