Congenital varicella syndrome

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What is congenital varicella syndrome?

During pregnancy if the mother contracts chickenpox during the first two trimesters of pregnancy there is a high risk that baby will develop congenital varicella syndrome. Some symptoms of congenital varicella syndrome include skin lesions, neurologic defects, eye diseases, and skeletal anomalies.

Common symptoms reported by people with congenital varicella syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with congenital varicella syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with congenital varicella syndrome

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Who has congenital varicella syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 0
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from congenital varicella syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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