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[Complications of chickenpox seen in 44 patients in Abidjan].

Authors
  • Bissagnene, E1
  • Aoussi, E
  • Moreau, J
  • Coulibaly, M
  • Odehouri, K
  • Kadio, A
  • 1 Service des maladies infectieuses et tropicales, CHU de Treichville, Abidjan, Côte-d'Ivoire.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique et de ses filiales
Publication Date
1988
Volume
81
Issue
3
Pages
380–385
Identifiers
PMID: 2846193
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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