By Gary M. White, MD

The congenital rubella syndrome is characterized by a wide variety of cutaneous, cardiovascular, ocular and other systemic manifestations. The skin changes may consist of thrombocytopenic purpura, a maculopapular rash, and less frequently blueberry muffin lesions.


Violaceous maculopapular rash in a newborn: congenital rubella syndrome. Indian J Dermatol 2015;60:521


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