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Periorbital eczema herpeticum

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2057 (Published 19 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2057
  1. Sheetal Shukla, resident physician, postgraduate year 11,
  2. Roshel K E Graham, resident physician, postgraduate year 22,
  3. Yee Aye, pediatric infectious disease fellow3,
  4. LaShonda Y Spencer, assistant professor of pediatrics3,
  5. Cynthia H Ho, assistant professor of clinical medicine and pediatrics2
  1. 1Department of Pediatrics, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  2. 2Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
  3. 3Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  1. Correspondence to: C H Ho cynho{at}usc.edu

A 2 year old girl with atopic dermatitis presented after three days of fever and periorbital vesiculopustular lesions. Culture of the vesicles identified herpes simplex …

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