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Fatal varicella zoster infection in a severe steroid dependent asthmatic patient receiving methotrexate.
  1. A H Morice,
  2. W K Lai
  1. Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, UK.


    A case is described of fatal haemorrhagic varicella zoster in a steroid dependent asthmatic patient concurrently receiving methotrexate. The future management of patients on immunosuppressive steroid sparing drugs is discussed.

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