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Archives de pédiatrie
Volume 11, n° 3
pages 216-218 (mars 2004)
Doi : 10.1016/j.arcped.2003.12.016
Received : 5 Mars 2003 ;  accepted : 6 December 2003
À propos de deux cas de varicelle congénitale : plaidoyer pour la vaccination des femmes en âge de procréer
Two cases of congenital varicella syndrome: plea for the varicella vaccine

H Bruel a, , J.P Chabrolle a, E El Khoury a, J Poinsot a, P Amusini a, J Beurrier b
a Service de médecine néonatale, hôpital Flaubert, groupe hospitalier du Havre, 76083 Le Havre cedex, France 
b Service orthopédique et traumatologie clinique des Ormeaux, 37, rue Guillaume-Le- Conquérant, 76600 Le Havre, France 

*Auteur correspondant.

Nous rapportons deux observations de varicelle congénitale. La première comportait une aplasie cutanée ; la seconde associait des cicatrices, une atrophie paralytique d’un hémicorps, un syndrome d’Horner et des calcifications hépatiques, avec un pronostic fonctionnel réservé. Après une revue récente de la littérature, nous soulignons l’intérêt de la vaccination chez les femmes en âge de procréer, vaccination déjà développée dans certains pays.

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We describe two cases of congenital varicella. The first presented with cutaneous aplasia and scars; the second with skin abnormalities, limb atrophy, limb paresis, Horner’s syndrome and liver calcifications: prognosis was poor in this case. After reviewing the published cases of congenital varicella, we advocate the use of varicella vaccine in seronegative women before pregnancy.

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Mots-clé : Grossesse, Embryo-fœtopathie, Varicelle congénitale, Vaccination

Keywords : Pregnancy, Embryopathies, Varicella, congenital, Varicella, vaccination

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