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Varicella gangrenosa.
  1. D D Kidney,
  2. J B Watson,
  3. N Nisar
  1. Cork Regional Hospital, Eire.


    A four year old girl presented with varicella gangrenosa, and haematological investigations showed a disseminated intravascular coagulation. The child subsequently developed a unilateral deep venous thrombosis. She was treated with oral steroids and intravenous heparin and made a full recovery.

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