, Volume 164, Issue 12, pp 770-771
Date: 12 Jul 2005

Pustulo-vesicular skin eruption in a child with probable Kawasaki disease

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We report the association of painful pustulo-vesicular skin rash with Kawasaki disease. The initial clinical presentation of our patient mimicked chickenpox infection, and the diagnosis was based on the characteristic clinicopathological features and the exclusion of other causes of pustulo-vesicular eruption.