Vaccination as a probable cause of incontinentia pigmenti reactivation

Ali Alikhan, Andrew D Lee, Donald Swing, Christie Carroll, Gil Yosipovitch
Pediatric Dermatology 2010, 27 (1): 62-4
We report a female infant with recurrent biopsy-proven vesicobullous incontinentia pigmenti occurring after her 12-month and 18-month immunizations. To our knowledge, incontinentia pigmenti vesicobullous recurrence following immunizations has not been reported. We propose that vaccinations may serve as triggers for incontinentia pigmenti reactivation.

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