an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body
Varicella (chickenpox) is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which belongs to the herpes group of viruses.
Chickenpox or varicella is a mild, highly contagious disease characterised by fever and itchy blisters all over the body. It is caused by the varicella zoster virus. It is very common in children but can affect people of all ages.
the medical term for chickenpox
An acute contagious disease, usually occurring in children, caused by the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the family Herpesviridae, and marked by a sparse eruption of papules, which become vesicles and then pustules, like that of smallpox although less severe and varying in stages, usually with mild constitutional symptoms; incubation period is about 14 to 17 days. Syn: chickenpox
the virus which causes chickenpox.
Also known as chickenpox, it is a viral infection characterized by a rash of red spots all over the body