Congenital varicella syndrome in a monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy

Vania A Villota, Julian Delgado, Harry Pachajoa


Congenital varicella syndrome encompasses a broad spectrum of malformations present in children of mothers who developed chickenpox during the fi rst 20 weeks of gestation. We report a case of a monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy, with maternal exposure to chickenpox during the thirteenth week of gestation, which produced one symptomatic and one healthy child.

Key words: Chickenpox, congenital varicella syndrome, diamniotic, herpes zoster virus, monochorionic

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