Original Paper

European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 164, Issue 12, pp 770-771

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

  • Yat-Wah KwanAffiliated withDepartment of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital Email author 
  • , Chi-Wai LeungAffiliated withDepartment of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital

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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Pustulo-vesicular skin lesions Probable Kawasaki disease Chickenpox