• A patient with atopic dermatitis and severe progressive eczema herpeticum was treated with parenteral vidarabine. Within 12 hours after the initiation of therapy, new lesions had ceased to develop. A recurrent infection six months later was treated with vidarabine and responded similarly.
(Arch Dermatol 1982;118:597-598)
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