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May 1979

Erythema Multiforme as a Complication of BCG Scarification Technique

Author Affiliations

From the Veterans Administration Hospital (Drs Tschen, Jessen, and Becker) and Divisions of Dermatology (Drs Tschen, Jessen, and Becker) and Hematology (Dr Robertson), Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(5):614-615. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010050048017

Erythema multiforme occurred in a 31-year-old woman as a complication of BCG immunotherapy administered by scarification for a Clark's level IV malignant melanoma. This is an unusual complication of the scarification technique.

(Arch Dermatol 115:614-615, 1979)

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