BCG induced lupus vulgaris: an unexpected adverse event.

  title={BCG induced lupus vulgaris: an unexpected adverse event.},
  author={Elaine Pace Spadaro and John Xuereb Dingli and Rainer Doffinger and Kumararatne Dinakantha and Alexandra Betts and David P. Pace},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={103 1},
A 12-year-old boy presented with a slowly enlarging plaque, at the site of BCG vaccination (Statens Serum Institute, Danish strain 1331), administered 14 months previously (figure 1). Mantoux testing showed a 14 mm induration and his interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) release assay was negative. Skin biopsy revealed non-caseating dermal granulomata composed of… CONTINUE READING