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Table 1 Demography and complications of 12 fatal varicella cases

From: Epidemiological characteristics of varicella from 2000 to 2008 and the impact of nationwide immunization in Taiwan

Year Age Sex Underlying disease Complications
2000 1 F Nil Encephalitis, septic shock
2000 1 M Unspecified Enzymopathy Pseudomonas septicemia
2000 4 F Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Septicemia
2001 5 F Nil Encephalitis, septicemia
2001 6 F Nil Sudden death
2002 3 F Nil Respiratory failure
2002 3 M Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Not mentioned
2003 2 F Nil Skin/soft tissue infections, streptococcal septicemia
2004 16 M Nil Skin/soft tissue infections, pneumonia, septicemia
2005 1 F Nil Reye's syndrome
2006 1 M Severe combined immunodeficiency Acute and subacute hepatic necrosis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage
2007 0 M Pulmonary vascular anomaly Hemoptysis, acute respiratory failure