Eczema herpeticum is a potentially life-threatening herpetic superinfection of a pre-existing skin disease. Despite the availability of antiviral therapies, eczema herpeticum remains a dermatologic emergency today. Two representative cases of eczema herpeticum along with discussion of the etiology, means of diagnosis, treatments, and complications of eczema herpeticum are presented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Dermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses' Association|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2002|
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