Methotrexate Treatment in Children with Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann Disease: Case Report and Literature Review.

Authors:
Isil Bulur
Isil Bulur
Osmangazi University
Zeynep Nurhan Saracoglu
Zeynep Nurhan Saracoglu
Osmangazi University
Turkey
Deniz Arik
Deniz Arik
M.H. Karaman State Hospital
Turkey

Case Rep Dermatol Med 2015 27;2015:357973. Epub 2015 Aug 27.

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey.

Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease is a rare and potentially fatal variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta and is characterized by high fever, constitutional symptoms, and acute oncet of ulceronecrotic lesions. We present an 11-year-old male with Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease who was cured with methotrexate and review the use of methotrexate for this disorder in the pediatric age group with the relevant literature.
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