When does infantile zoster usually manifest?

Updated: Nov 30, 2018
  • Author: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Infantile zoster is caused by maternal varicella infection after 20 weeks’ gestation. It usually manifests within the first year of life and commonly involves the thoracic dermatomes. [25]


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