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Papular crusted rash in a child after immunisation
  1. Renata Robl Imoto Dr1,2,3,
  2. Marjorie Uber1,2,
  3. Vânia Oliveira de Carvalho3
  1. 1 Department of Pediatric, Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
  2. 2 Dermatologia Pediátrica, Hospital de Clínicas - Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
  3. 3 Pediatric Dermatology, Hospital de Clinicas - UFPR, Curitiba, Brazil
  1. Correspondence to Dr Renata Robl Imoto Dr, Department of Pediatric, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba 80060-900, Brazil; natarobl{at}

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A 2-year-old boy was referred to our hospital with a 4-week widespread itchy skin eruption that had started 6 days after receiving measles–mumps–rubella vaccine. The rash first appeared on his face, and then spread to the arms, hands and feet. Skin examination revealed monomorphic erythematous 3–5 mm papules, some covered with crusts, in a symmetrical acral distribution over the face, hands, buttocks, feet, upper and lower limbs …

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  • Funding This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Ethics approval Hospital de Clínicas do Paraná.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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