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    Varicella-zoster virus infection: it causes “chicken pox” in children, teens, and young adults and “shingles” in adults. The rash is characterized by grouped vesicles or water blisters on a red base. This location is on the chest wall. The blisters are  contagious.

    Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology
    Klaus Wolff, Richard Allen Johnson, Dick Suurmond
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    Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on March 13, 2016

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