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Volume 15, Number 7—July 2009

Dispatch

Eczema Herpeticum and Clinical Criteria for Investigating Smallpox

David A. BoydComments to Author , Leonard C. Sperling, and Scott A. Norton
Author affiliations: Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA (D.A. Boyd); Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (L.C. Sperling, S.A. Norton)

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Figure 2

Photomicrographs of the patient’s eczema herpeticum. A) Epithelial necrosis with cellular ballooning and multinucleated giant cells. B) Ballooning degeneration of keratinocytes. C) Positive immunohistochemical stain for herpes simplex virus.

Figure 2. Photomicrographs of the patient’s eczema herpeticum. A) Epithelial necrosis with cellular ballooning and multinucleated giant cells. B) Ballooning degeneration of keratinocytes. C) Positive immunohistochemical stain for herpes simplex virus.

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