A case of congenital rubella syndrome is presented which emphasizes the unusual cutaneous findings associated with this multisystem viral disease. The presenting signs and symptoms were: a reticulated, erythematous eruption of the face and acral areas, seborrhea of the face, "failure to thrive," mental and motor retardation, microcephaly, deafness, chorioretinitis, delayed dentition, hepatosplenomegaly, dysgammaglobulinemia, and an abnormal roentgenographic appearance of the femurs.
Castrow FF, De Beukelaer M. Congenital Rubella SyndromeUnusual Cutaneous Manifestations. Arch Dermatol. 1968;98(3):260-262. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610150046006