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Varicella zoster infections are considered to be mild and ubiquitous infections predominantly affecting the paediatric population. However, in adults and in specific groups of patients, such as those who are immunosuppressed, varicella infections can be fulminant and life threatening. We here present a case report of a young female patient with a normal immune system who had a fulminant varicella infection with multiorgan involvement.


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Chickenpox Herpes virus 3 human Rhabdomyolysis Disseminated intravascular coagulation Pneumonia Case report Oman

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Ahamed, S. P. S., Balkhair, A., & Krishnan, R. (2008). Fulminant Varicella Zoster Infection with Multiorgan Involvement A Case Report. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal [SQUMJ], 8(3), 339–343. Retrieved from https://journals.squ.edu.om/index.php/squmj/article/view/1383