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Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption (Eczema Herpeticum) Summary

Description: 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).

Also Known As: Eczema Herpeticum; Kaposi's Varicelliform Eruption; Eruption, Kaposi Varicelliform; Eruption, Kaposi's Varicelliform; Kaposis Varicelliform Eruption Show All >>

Networked: 117 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 22 results : FDA 51 Generic
  2. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. pimecrolimus (Elidel) : 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 2
  4. Tacrolimus (Prograf) : 1 study in 7 results : FDA 7 Generic
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  6. Interleukin-18 (Interleukin 18) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Chlortetracycline (Aureomycin) : 11 results : FDA 1
  8. Smallpox Vaccine : 10 results : FDA 1
  9. CAP18 lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (Bac4) : 5 results : IBA
  10. gamma-Globulins (gamma-Globulin) : 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption

  1. Infection
  2. Herpes Genitalis (Genital Herpes)
  3. Eczema
  4. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
  5. Vaccinia
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Key Therapies for Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption

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  1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 3 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 result
  3. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 1 result
  4. Length of Stay : 1 result
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result
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