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Gianotti-Crosti syndrome

Gianotti-Crosti syndrome was originally described as a response to hepatitis B infection, but similar lesions can occur secondary to EB virus, as well as many other viruses.
Affecting mainly children, an eruption of erythematous papules develops on the extensor thighs, buttocks, arms and finally on the face over 3 to 6 days. The papules may be purpuric.
There may be an associated pruritus and lymphadenopathy.

Treatment:

  • There is no specific treatment. The condition is self-limited
gianotti crosti syndrome


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