04/08/2018 / By Jessica Dolores
A case study published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology looked at shingles cases that occurred in healthy children that were vaccinated for chickenpox. In the study, the authors looked at cases of shingles that were initially thought to be skin rashes.
The study underscored the outcomes of herpes zoster in vaccinated children, in particular, its clinical, diagnostic, and therapeutic effects.
Song H, Morley KW, Trowbridge RM, Butler DC, Liang MG, Gellis SE, Huang JT. HERPES ZOSTER AT THE VACCINATION SITE IN IMMUNIZED HEALTHY CHILDREN. Pediatric Dermatology. 2018 Feb 6. DOI: 10.1111/pde.13415
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