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Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.466.382.410
C01.925.825.320.410
C17.800.838.790.320.410
Unique ID
D007617
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007617
Scope Note
A disseminated vesicular-pustular eruption caused by the herpes simplex virus (HERPESVIRUS HOMINIS), the VACCINIA VIRUS, or Varicella zoster (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). It is usually superimposed on a preexisting, inactive or active, atopic dermatitis (DERMATITIS, ATOPIC).
Entry Term(s)
Eczema Herpeticum
Eczema Vaccinatum
Kaposi's Varicelliform Eruption
NLM Classification #
WC 578
Public MeSH Note
98; was KAPOSI'S VARICELLIFORM ERUPTION 1963-97
History Note
98; was KAPOSI'S VARICELLIFORM ERUPTION 1963-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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