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Papular acrodermatitis of childhood

papular acrodermatitis of childhood --> Gianotti-Crosti syndrome

(Science: syndrome) A cutaneous manifestation of hepatitis B infection occurring in young children; an exanthem comprised of dusky papules on the legs, buttocks, and extensors of the arms; it lasts 2 to 8 weeks and is associated with adenopathy and malaise.

Synonym: papular acrodermatitis of childhood.


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