The prevalence of complications is 38% in 116 patients with varicella. Cutaneous surinfection is observed in 30 patients (26%), pneumopathy in 4 cases resulting in death of 3 patients, encephalitis in 3 patients (1.7%). The authors discuss about those complications and their treatment.
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