BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr.01.2012.5611
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Intestinal efflorescences in disseminated varicella zoster infection

  1. Klaus Hahnenkamp
  1. Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Münster, Münster, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr Klaus Hahnenkamp, klaus.hahnenkamp{at}


A 55-year-old, immunocompromised woman suffering from ulcerative colitis, which had been complicated by toxic megacolon and invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, developed a sudden homogenous, livid, macular exanthema with implied central vesiculation (figure 1A …

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