Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 22nd, 2003
According to a study from England, "We report the case of a two-year old boy with juvenile sarcoidosis, in whom the cutaneous lesions first arose at the site of and soon after a BCG vaccination."
"Juvenile sarcoidosis is rare, and the pattern of clinical features is distinct from the adult form of sarcoidosis, possibly related to immunologic development," said Genevieve E. N. Osborne and collaborators at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London. "The cause of sarcoidosis is unknown, although there is much interest in the possibility of mycobacterial species operating as...
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