Varicella Pneumonia: a Case Report in an Immunocompetent Patient
Background: Varicella (chicken pox) is a highly contagious disease caused by the Varicella-Zoster Virus. Varicella pneumonia is a rare presentation of pneumonia, which is seen in immunocompromised adults.
Cases Report: Here we reported a 13-year-old immunocompetent boy who was admitted with fever and acute respiratory symptoms.
Conclusion: Varicella pneumonia occurring particularly in immunocompromised patients; however, it should not be misdiagnosed in immunocompetent patients.
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