Int J Emerg Med 2022 May 21;15(1):21. Epub 2022 May 21.
Department of Pediatrics, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain.
Background: Eczema herpeticum, also known as Kaposi varicelliform eruption, is a potentially life-threatening disseminated cutaneous viral infection. In the majority of cases, this condition develops as a complication in patients with atopic dermatitis. However, it may arise in a wide spectrum of pre-existing skin conditions, including psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, cutaneous T cell lymphoma, pemphigus vulgaris, and others. Read More