Indian Journal of Dermatology
: 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 313--315

Chicken pox in pregnancy : An obstetric concern

Viroj Wiwanitkit 
 Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok 101 60, Thailand

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Chicken pox is a common viral infection presenting with fever and discrete vesicular lesions. This infection can be widely detected in developing countries, especially for those tropical countries. The pregnant can get chicken pox, and this becomes an important obstetrical concern. In this specific paper, the author hereby details and discusses on chicken pox in pregnancy. Clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention are briefly summarized. In addition, the effects of chicken pox on pregnancy as well as the vertical transmission are also documented.

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Wiwanitkit V. Chicken pox in pregnancy : An obstetric concern.Indian J Dermatol 2010;55:313-315

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Wiwanitkit V. Chicken pox in pregnancy : An obstetric concern. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2010 [cited 2020 Jul 8 ];55:313-315
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