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Unusual Presentation of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome due to Epstein-Barr Virus Infection

Hind Saif Al Dhaheri, Amani Al Kaabi, Yasmin Kara Hamo, Aysha Al Kaabi, Salwa Al Kaabi, Hossam Al Tatari
Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine 2016, 2016: 1017524
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Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) is viral exanthema of childhood. It typically presents with a symmetric erythematous papular and papulovesicular eruption. It has been classically associated with hepatitis B virus, as well as rarely with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). We report a case of GCS related to EBV infection without the classical systemic symptoms in a five-year-old male patient.

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