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Varicella Pneumonia in an Immunocompetent Male: A Case Report. | Abstract
General Medicine: Open Access

General Medicine: Open Access
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Abstract

Varicella Pneumonia in an Immunocompetent Male: A Case Report.

Nabeel Badri , Mohamed Teleb , Sumayin Ngamdu1 , Aymen Albaghdadi , Shimma Nagy and Didia Sclaudia

Varicella Pneumonia is a rare condition accounts for high mortality in immune competent and depressed patients. It is estimated to occur 1 in 400 cases of chickenpox infection. Generally, risk factors of Varicella Pneumonia include smoking, pregnancy, and immunosuppression. Signs and symptoms may vary such as tachypnea, cough, dyspnea, fever, and pleuritic chest pain with hemoptysis. Even though these symptoms are nonspecific, they serve as an excellent indicator for pneumonitis. Here is a case report of a Varicella Pneumonia patient , treated successively intravenous acyclovir and resolved without any complication.

Published Date: 2021-05-30; Received Date: 2021-04-09

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