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Gianotti-Crosti syndrome preceded by oral polio vaccine and followed by varicella infection

E Erkek, G B Senturk, O Ozkaya, G Bükülmez
Pediatric Dermatology 2001, 18 (6): 516-8
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Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (papular acrodermatitis of childhood) is considered a nonspecific cutaneous host response to a variety of infectious agents, particularly viruses. Herein we report a case of Gianotti- Crosti syndrome preceded by oral polio vaccine and followed by varicella infection. The present case may support the hypothesis of initial immunization and following viral infection as a possible mechanism for Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.

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