clinical features

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If there is true foetal infection, features may include:

  • microcephaly
  • intracranial calcification
  • retinopathy

Clinical features of neonatal infection occur in the first month of life and include:

  • lethargy
  • hepatosplenomegaly
  • bleeding
  • neurological symptoms
  • vesicular rash

The infection may be localised to the skin, mouth or eyes though disseminated disease may occur with CNS and visceral involvement.

Last reviewed 01/2018