The Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome may occur after being vaccinated against a viral infection.

Vaccinations associated with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome:

(1) Varicella Zoster

(2) yellow fever

(3) influenza

(4) hepatitis A

(5) MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

(6) dTaP

(7) hepatitis B


Vaccinations against viruses may also trigger the response.


When to suggest a vaccine-related event:

(1) onset soon after a vaccination

(2) exclusion of other causes of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, especially a recent viral infection.

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