Accentuated viral exanthems in areas of inflammation

J. Messner, J. J. Miller, W. D. James, P. J. Honig

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Types of lesions and patterns of distribution aid in the recognition of viral exanthems. Varicella and hand-foot-and-mouth disease can appear atypically in areas of inflammation. We describe 5 cases of morphologically altered exanthems that localized early and preferentially to areas of inflammation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-346
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number2 II SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - Feb 17 1999


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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Messner, J., Miller, J. J., James, W. D., & Honig, P. J. (1999). Accentuated viral exanthems in areas of inflammation. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 40(2 II SUPPL.), 345-346.