Gianotti-Crosti syndrome associated with HBV infection in an adult
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Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome (GCS) is a characteristic cutaneous eruption following a viral infection. Incidence peaks in early childhood and the syndrome rarely occurs in adulthood. Hepatitis associated with GCS is usually anicteric and acute form.
To report an adult with GCS associated with HBV infection and presenting icteric progress.
The clinical features of the GCS case associated with HBV infection were evaluated.
The cutaneous lesions disappeared completely on the 61st day and clearance for HBsAg was also observed.
GCS may be seen in adults and may be associated with icteric HBV infection.