• Facial Eczema Herpeticum

    14 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    A 3-year-old girl who was up to date with vaccines and had a history of atopic dermatitis of the limbs since infancy, presented to the emergency room with progressively pruritic facial lesions, chills and malaise for two days. Physical examination showed diffuse right greater than left facial clusters of vesicles in the periocular and perioral areas. She was febrile at 38.5°C and had a normal white blood cell count of 8×109/L. There was no intraocular involvement or palpable lymphadenopathy.
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