Gianotti Crosti Syndrome is a very rare skin disease that mostly affects children between nine months to nine years old. It is also named papular acrodermatitis of childhood. There happen to be rashes with blisters on the skin of the buttocks, legs, arms, face, etc.
Even adults have a risk factor for this disease, and women are more at risk than men. It happens more in the summer and spring seasons.
In some parts of the world, Gianotti Crosti Syndrome may usually occur due to previously underlying infection or viral diseases for example-
- Infectious Mononucleosis
- Vaccinated for poliovirus, hepatitis A, diphtheria, smallpox, pertussis, influenza
- Whereas in North America, other viruses are also considered to be the factor of this syndrome. The actual reason for this is unknown now.
- There appears to be enlargement in the lymph nodes in the trunk area of the body.
- Gianotti crosti syndrome can be with upper respiratory tract infection. Also, swollen abdomen, swollen lymph nodes, Tender lymph nodes appear.
- The lesions appearing on the skin may be filled with fluid with red or pink or brown color bumps, and their size ranges from one to ten millimeters.
- This may also be accompanied by fever or enlarged liver or spleen.
- The appearance of rashes indicates that the patient is not contagious.
Blisters found on the face, buttocks, arms or legs that may or may not itch
Viral infection,Blisters on the skin of the legs, buttocks and arms
Topical ointments,Oral medications