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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 40-41

Vaginal discharge due to primary varicella

1 Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology and Virology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Somesh Gupta
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, AIIMS, New Delhi-110 029
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Cervicitis is an important cause of abnormal vaginal discharge. We describe a case of vaginal discharge due to cervicitis caused by primary varicella zoster infection in a patient with chronic immunosuppression. Though a few reports of genital infection due to chicken pox are available, to the best of our knowledge, there are no reports of abnormal vaginal discharge due to cervicitis caused by chicken pox.

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