Eczema herpeticum (Kaposi varicelliform eruption)
Eczema herpeticum is a rare but severe disseminated herpes infection that generally occurs at sites of skin damage produced by, for example, atopic dermatitis, burns, or eczema.
herpes simplex virus type 1 or 2, but may also be caused by coxsackievirus A16, or vaccinia virus.
infection affects multiple organs, including the eyes, brain, lung, and liver, and can be fatal.
Treatment and Management:
treated with systemic antiviral drugs, such as acyclovir or valaciclovir