papular acrodermatitis of childhood

Gia·not·ti-Cros·ti syn·drome

(jah-nawt'ē krōs'tē),
a cutaneous manifestation of hepatitis B infection occurring in young children; an exanthem comprising nonpruritic dusky papules on the legs, buttocks, and extensors of the arms; Gianotti-Crosti syndrome lasts 2-8 weeks and is associated with adenopathy, anicteric hepatomegaly, and malaise.

papular acrodermatitis of childhood

Gianotti,

Ferdinando, Italian pediatric dermatologist, 1920-1984.
Gianotti-Crosti syndrome - a cutaneous manifestation of hepatitis B infection occurring in young children. Synonym(s): papular acrodermatitis of childhood
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Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, also called papular acrodermatitis of childhood, is a childhood exanthem that typically occurs following upper respiratory infection or infectious mononucleosis.