Which patient groups are at risk for retinitis and optic neuritis in pediatric chickenpox?

Updated: Nov 30, 2018
  • Author: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Retinitis and optic neuritis have been reported as rare complications of varicella in children who are immunocompetent. [20]


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