STUDY REPORTS ON VARICELLA ZOSTER IN TERM PREGNANCY AND ITS OUTCOME
English

Pranjal Nimbalkar, Kshirsagar N S, Manisha Laddad
2014 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Chickenpox is caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus, a member of the herpes virus family. The same virus also causes herpes zoster (shingles) in adults. This infection can be widely detected in developing countries, especially for those tropical countries. It is presented with fever and vesicular lesions all over body. (1, 2) Even the pregnant women can get chicken pox, and this becomes an important concern. In this specific paper, we have given the details and discussed 5 cases on chicken pox
more » ... es on chicken pox in term pregnancy and its outcome. We have also discussed the management of VZV (Varicella Zoster Virus) infection in pregnancy.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/2858 fatcat:jzvg7r3ixnepvhe3hpkeyfhx3u