Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann Disease (Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis AcutaFulminans) Presenting as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

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Abstract

We present two pediatric patients withpityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acutafulminans whose admitting diagnosis was Stevens Johnson Syndrome. The patients were successfully treated with methotrexate and prednisone. These cases highlight the importance of early recognition and treatment of this disease to prevent further morbidity and a potentially fatal prognosis.

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