Case Rep Dermatol Med 2015 27;2015:357973. Epub 2015 Aug 27.
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey.
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Acta Derm Venereol 2008 ;88(4):350-5
First Dermatologic Clinic, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease is a severe variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta characterized by the sudden onset of ulceronecrotic skin lesions and associated with high fever and systemic symptoms. We report here a case of a 20-year-old woman in whom the disease started as pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and evolved to febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease. Almost 90% of the body surface was involved, together with high fever and malaise. Read More
Dermatology 1996 ;192(3):277-9
Section of Dermatology, Hospital La Candelaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.
A 32-year-old male with febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD) responsive to methotrexate is reported. This is a severe variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta characterized by the acute onset of a widespread ulceronecrotic cutaneous eruption together with high fever and systemic involvement. To our knowledge, only 13 patients with FUMHD have been reported to date. Read More
Am J Dermatopathol 2013 Jun;35(4):503-6
Pediatric Dermatology Unit, As'ad Al-Hamad Dermatology Center, Kuwait.
Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease is a rare fulminant variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta, characterized by a rapidly progressive course with predominant ulceronecrotic lesions associated with fever and systemic manifestations. It carries a great morbidity and is potentially fatal. The exact pathogenesis is not clear, and it has been proposed to be the result of hypersensitivity reaction to an infection. Read More
JAAD Case Rep 2016 Mar 22;2(2):181-5. Epub 2016 Apr 22.
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.