Successful therapy of cyclosporin A in pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta preceded by hand, foot and mouth disease.
Antivir Ther 2016 15;21(3):273-5. Epub 2015 Dec 15.
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland.
To our knowledge, there are no previously published cases of enteroviral infection complicated by pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA). A 30-year-old woman is reported with a severe form of PLEVA, preceded by hand, foot and mouth disease. Immunosuppressive treatment with cyclosporin A resulted in rapid clinical improvement.