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November 1969

Kaposi's Varicelliform EruptionTwo Cases Caused by Herpesvirus Hominis Infection Complicating Darier's Disease

Author Affiliations

Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Schiedam, The Netherlands

From the Department of Dermatology, Sint Franciscus Gasthuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Dr. Doeglas), and The Department of Dermatology, The Dr. Nolet Foundation, Schiedam, The Netherlands (Dr. Moolhuysen).

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(5):592-595. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610290076016

Two cases of recurrent Kaposi's varicelliform eruption caused by herpesvirus hominis in patients with Darier's disease are presented. Herpesvirus hominis was cultured in both cases. Only one similar case has been published in the past. The course of Kaposi's varicelliform eruption was mild in two successive outbreaks.