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Introduction: Varicella

Description of Varicella

Varicella (medical condition): There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Varicella...more »

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Varicella -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Varicella: an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body.
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Varicella: highly contagious infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (Herpesvirus 3); usually affects children, is spread by direct contact or respiratory route via droplet nuclei, and is characterized by the appearance on the skin and mucous membranes of successive crops of typical pruritic vesicular lesions that are easily broken and become scabbed; chickenpox is relatively benign in children, but may be complicated by pneumonia and encephalitis in adults.
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Varicella: Related Topics

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Varicella as a Disease

Varicella: Another name for Varicella -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Varicella: Related Diseases

Varicella: Varicella is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Varicella (Varicella -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Varicella incude:

Terms associated with Varicella:

Terms Similar to Varicella:

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Broader terms for Varicella

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The following terms can be used for Varicella

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Hierarchical classifications of Varicella

The following list attempts to classify Varicella into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pox
  • contagion,contagious disease
  • communicable disease
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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