Congential varicella syndrome (CVS) and Neonatal infection
Mother contraction of Varicella zoster virus (chicken pox) during the first two trimesters of pregnancy.
Symptoms (in X % of cases):
skin lesions in dermatomal distribution (76%)
neurologic defects (60%)
eye diseases (51%)
skeletal anomalies (49%)
- 30% of infants born with these lesions died in the first months of life.
- Zoster immunoglobulins