J Invest Dermatol 2017 Sep 16. Epub 2017 Sep 16.
Departments of Dermatology, Preventive Medicine and Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611. Electronic address:
Eczema herpeticum (EH) is characterized by viral infection of a preexisting inflammatory dermatosis and is associated with considerable morbidity. In this cross-sectional study, we sought to determine the incidence, risk factors, comorbidities, costs of care, length of stay, and mortality in hospitalized US children with EH. The Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2002-2012, containing a 20% sample of all US hospitalizations, was analyzed. Read More