SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Pathology I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Varicella is a mild and self-limited disease in children, but in immunocompromised individuals and pregnant women, it is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Pneumonia is the most worrisome complication of adult varicella infection with a mortality rate ranging between 10-50%.