Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome Related to Varicella Infection: A Case Report

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Titaporn Wannaprasert, MD
Sumitra Werawatganon, MD
Arucha Treesirichod, MD


A case report of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) presents with fever and symmetrical monomorphous erythematous papules at face, buttocks and extremities. All lab tests were negative including mycoplasma, measles, herpes simplex and Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) were negative except Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) study. Only C-reactive protein (CRP) was positive, a past history of chickenpox infection at 3 weeks of age, we presume that varicella infection may be attributed.


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Wannaprasert T, Werawatganon S, Treesirichod A. Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome Related to Varicella Infection: A Case Report. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2015 Feb. 20 [cited 2023 Nov. 30];9(1):36. Available from:
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