Atypical exanthems

C. Gelmetti

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In this article, the author first analyzes typical exanthems and their classification with the scope of a better understanding of atypical exanthems. He then discusses atypical exanthems including the asymmetrical periflexural exanthem of childhood, the Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, the Kawasaki disease, and the drug exanthems. He also analyzes both the diagnostic criteria for atypical exanthems and the differential diagnosis between infectious exanthems and drug exanthems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-24
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Pediatric Dermatology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1996


  • APEC
  • atypical exanthems
  • drug exanthems
  • Gianotti-Crosti syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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