Varicella in COVID-19: A Case Report

  • Shree Krishna Shrestha Department of Dermatology, Scheer Memorial Adventist Hospital
  • Arabind Joshi Department of General Practice and Emergency, Patan Academy of Health Sciences
Keywords: Chickenpox, COVID-19, SARS-COV2, Varicella

Abstract

Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is the viral pandemic with the propensity of having several systemic manifestations. As with other viral diseases, it has been associated with varied cutaneous manifestations and they range from maculopapular eruptions, vascular lesions to the chickenpox-like lesions. However, the co-occurrence of COVID-19 and varicella has been rarely reported.

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Author Biographies

Shree Krishna Shrestha, Department of Dermatology, Scheer Memorial Adventist Hospital

Consultant Dermatologist, Scheer Memorial Adventist Hospital, Banepa, Kavre, Nepal

Arabind Joshi, Department of General Practice and Emergency, Patan Academy of Health Sciences
Emergency Physician & Lecturer, Department of General Practice and Emergency Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Nepal    
Published
2021-04-02
How to Cite
Shrestha, S., & Joshi, A. (2021). Varicella in COVID-19: A Case Report. Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, 19(1), 65-67. https://doi.org/10.3126/njdvl.v19i1.35957
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Case Reports