Bullous eruption in a five-month-old girl

Khaled, Aida; Kharfi, Monia; Fazaa, Becima; Kamoun, Mohamed Ridha
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, p1325
Academic Journal
The article discusses the case of a five-month old girl with erythematous papular nonpruritic eruption. It states that the baby received polio, tetanus and pertussis vaccine and hepatitis B vaccine 4 weeks before appearance of the dermal wounds. Conducted physical examinations show the appearance of urticarial papules, with multiple vesicles and tense bullae. It also mentions that bullous pemphigoid is confused with other bullous related diseases such as bullous impetigo.


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