Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome Questions & Answers

Updated: Oct 09, 2020
  • Author: Sören A Craig-Müller, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

What causes the exanthem associated with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Which viral infections are associated with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Which bacterial infections are associated with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Which immunizations are associated with Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

How common is Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) in the US?

What is the international prevalence of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Does Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) have a racial predilection?

Is Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) more common in males or females?

What age is most frequently affected by Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

What is the prognosis of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Presentation

How is the rash of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) characterized?

How does Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) present in children?

DDX

How is Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) differentiated from other disorders with similar cutaneous manifestations?

What are the differential diagnoses for Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

Workup

Which lab studies are indicated in the workup of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Which procedures are indicated in the workup of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

What are the histologic findings in Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Treatment

How is Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS) treated?

When is a dermatology consultation indicated in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

When is a gastroenterology consultation indicated in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Are activity restrictions indicated in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

What follow-up is indicated in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Medications

What medical therapy is indicated in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (GCS)?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids, topical cream are used in the treatment of Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome?