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During the physical examination of a patient under treatment for psoriasis, an interesting observation was made. The patient had recently acquired chickenpox (varicella), and it was noted that chickenpox lesions occurred almost without exception in the sites of former psoriatic patches.
REPORT OF CASE
An 8-year-old Caucasian boy was initially seen in 1946 with generalized psoriasis. It had been present since the age of 6 months. He was observed at intervals from 1946 to 1951. In
COMBES FC, SCOTT MJ. UNUSUAL DISTRIBUTION OF CHICKENPOX LESIONS. AMA Arch Derm Syphilol. 1952;66(3):403–404. doi:10.1001/archderm.1952.01530280107022
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