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Image Number 2155 (Varicella)


Diagnosis: Varicella

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 60


Description: Severe vesicular rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A 60-year-old man presented with severe generalized hemorrhagic vesicular rash with fever, arthralgia and headache of 4-5 days duration. The presented photo showed severe involvement of the face with many vesicles that have central umbilication. Family history of chicken pox was positive in many grandsons of the patient. 

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