Causes of Chickenpox


Cause details for Chickenpox: Chickenpox is caused by Varicella zoster virus and is usually mild, but it may be severe in infants, adults and persons with impaired immune systems. 1

Chickenpox as a symptom: Conditions listing Chickenpox as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Chickenpox. The list of conditions listing Chickenpox as a symptom in our database includes:

Causes of Chickenpox: medical news summaries: The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Chickenpox:

Related information for causes of Chickenpox: Further relevant information on causes of Chickenpox may be found in the risk factors for Chickenpox and underlying causes of Chickenpox.

1. excerpt from Facts About Chickenpox (Varicella): CDC-OC

Last revision: October 23, 2003

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