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Chickenpox

"Chickenpox" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A highly contagious infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). It usually affects children, is spread by direct contact or respiratory route via droplet nuclei, and is characterized by the appearance on the skin and mucous membranes of successive crops of typical pruritic vesicular lesions that are easily broken and become scabbed. Chickenpox is relatively benign in children, but may be complicated by pneumonia and encephalitis in adults. (From Dorland, 27th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chickenpox" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chickenpox" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 74 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2007
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