Journal Article

Guttate Psoriasis-like Lesions following BCG Vaccination

Rafet Koca, H. Cevdet Altinyazar, Gamze Numanoglu and Murat Ünalacak

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

Volume 50, issue 3, pages 178-179
Published in print June 2004 | ISSN: 0142-6338
Published online June 2004 | e-ISSN: 1465-3664 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/tropej/50.3.178
Guttate Psoriasis-like Lesions following BCG Vaccination

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A 7-year-old boy presented to our clinic with a 1-week history of guttate psoriasis-like lesions after BCG vaccination. Although the patient did not have any history of psoriasis, his father and uncle had a history of psoriasis vulgaris. He was treated successfully with topical corticosteroid. Complete healing was seen after 3 weeks and the patient was still in remission 4 months after the cessation of the therapy. We proposed that patients who have psoriasis or predisposition to psoriasis must be carefully followed after BCG vaccination.

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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