MODERN FEATURES OF CHICKEN POX COURSE IN ADULTS

  • Olha Volobuieva V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5569-1748
  • Tetiana Liadova V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9255-6019
  • Tetiana Sevastianova V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Daniil Volobuiev V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Keywords: VZV, chicken pox, epidemic process, clinical picture, adults

Abstract

The article presents the epidemiological and clinical data of the modern course of chickenpox. A high incidence among adults with a bright manifestation of the clinical picture was shown. Recurrent episodes of chicken pox were marked.

The modern course of varicella in Ukraine is characterized by an increase in the incidence among the adult population. Infection is manifested by a long prodromal period, a pronounced intoxication syndrome, lymphadenopathy, and an abundant polymorphic rash. At the same time, the rash had a pustular character in 54.3 % of patients; exanthema was observed with scleritis and conjunctivitis in 45 % of cases. There are repeated cases of chickenpox, the interval between these episodes ranged from 5 to 12 years.

Taking into account the epidemiological situation in the country it remains relevant to study main features of the course of chickenpox in individuals against the background of pulmonary tuberculosis, depending on the age and duration of the underlying disease.

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Author Biographies

Olha Volobuieva, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Svobody sq., 6, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

Tetiana Liadova, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Svobody sq., 6, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

Tetiana Sevastianova, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Svobody sq., 6, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

Daniil Volobuiev, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Svobody sq., 6, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine

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Published
2019-01-08
How to Cite
Volobuieva, O., Liadova, T., Sevastianova, T., & Volobuiev, D. (2019). MODERN FEATURES OF CHICKEN POX COURSE IN ADULTS. The Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Series "Medicine", (36), 47-51. Retrieved from https://periodicals.karazin.ua/medicine/article/view/12184
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Clinical research