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Related to Kaposi's varicelliform eruption: eczema herpeticum
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KEY WORDS: Kaposi's varicelliform eruption, Irritant contact dermatitis.
Relationship between Kaposi's varicelliform eruption in Japanese patients with atopic dermatitis treated with tacrolimus ointment and genetic polymorphisms in the IL-18 gene promoter region.
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption is a disseminated eruption of HSV on skin already affected with another dermatitis; eczema herpeticum refers specifically to the occurrence of an eruption on skin affected by atopic dermatitis.