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October 1971

Persistent Toxic Erythema and Chronic Urticaria: Possible Association With the Use of Measles Virus Vaccine

Author Affiliations


From the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Steven Hodge is a senior medical student.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(4):390-392. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000220048009

A 21/2-year-old white girl developed an unusually delayed and prolonged toxic erythema and urticaria following the administration of live, attenuated measles virus vaccine. The significance of an associated IgA abnormality in relation to her symptoms is not clear.

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