Postvaricella thrombosis-report of two cases and literature review

Fatma Rabah, Nagwa El-Banna, Mohamed Abdel-Baki, Ismail Beshlavi, Divina MacAraig, Depali Bhuyan, Mohamed Al-Hinai, Nawal Al-Mashaikhi, Shah Mohamed Wasifuddin, Eileen Tomas, Anil Pathare

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Abstract

Varicella (chickenpox) is a common disease of childhood, caused by varicella-zoster virus. Postviral thromboembolism is a rare complication of varicella-zoster virus in childhood. We describe 2 children who developed lower limb deep venous thrombosis shortly after varicella infection, along with a review of 130 previously reported cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)985-987
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume31
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

Keywords

  • antiphospholipid antibody
  • chickenpox
  • deep venous thrombosis
  • protein S deficiency
  • thrombosis
  • varicella

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Rabah, F., El-Banna, N., Abdel-Baki, M., Beshlavi, I., MacAraig, D., Bhuyan, D., Al-Hinai, M., Al-Mashaikhi, N., Wasifuddin, S. M., Tomas, E., & Pathare, A. (2012). Postvaricella thrombosis-report of two cases and literature review. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 31(9), 985-987. https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0b013e31825c7993