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Definition: Primary infection causes chickenpox; reactivation causes herpes zoster.

Pronunciation: var″ĭ-sel´ah

Body System: Lymphatic

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: varicella

B01.0 Varicella meningitis
B01.11 Varicella encephalitis and encephalomyelitis
B01.12 Varicella myelitis
B01.2 Varicella pneumonia
B01.81 Varicella keratitis
B01.89 Other varicella complications
B01.9 Varicella without complication
Z20.820 Contact with and (suspected) exposure to varicella
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