A new episode of chicken pox in adults who had a well documented infection previously is usually observed in immunocompromised individuals. The principal immunodeficiency factors are hematology diseases, acquired immunodeficiency disease and old age. We report here the case of a young woman who afte . May 01, · Other very rare severe side effects include: anaphylaxis ataxia, or loss of balance cellulitis encephalitis nonfebrile seizures, or seizures without fever pneumoniaAuthor: Scott Frothingham.
Adults are more likely to develop complications of chickenpox than children. People who smoke, have severe lung or cardiovascular disease, or have a chronic skin disorder, are particularly at risk from complicated chickenpox [ PHE, ; BNF 72, ]. Oct 17, · Chickenpox in adults can also cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) or an infection in the lungs (pneumonia), although this is rare.' ⚠️ If Author: Dr Juliet Mcgrattan (Mbchb).
Varicella infection is often more severe and has high complication rate in adults than in children, and childhood vaccination is the only way to protect those susceptible adults of . Apr 04, · Varicella. Varicella, also commonly referred to as “chickenpox”, is an acute and highly contagious disease. It is caused by primary infection with the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Varicella occurs worldwide and in the absence of a vaccination programme, affects nearly every person by mid-adulthood.