kaposi's varicelliform eruption

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Kaposi's varicelliform eruption n.
A rare condition, occurring most commonly in children, that is characterized by high fever and the widespread eruption of vesicles that become pitlike and pus-filled ; it is a complication of vaccinia together with atopic dermatitis.

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kaposi's varicelliform eruption

a now rare complication of vaccinia superimposed on atopic dermatitis with high fever and generalized vesicles and papulovesicles [syn: eczema vaccinatum
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