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This patient with chickenpox developed lesions on the skin of his chest and torso. Chickenpox is an infectious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus resulting in an itchy blister-like rash, tiredness and fever. It appears first on the trunk and face, but can spread over the entire body causing between 250 and 500 itchy blisters.
Picture & text from CDC/PHIL. For more information see Chickenpox Pictures from CDC