Chin Med J (Engl) 2017 02;130(4):501-502
Department of Dermatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing 100730, China.
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Int J Dermatol 2010 Feb;49(2):215-7
First Departments of Dermatology & Venereology, Aristotle University Medical School, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) represents the acute clinical subtype of pityriasis lichenoides (PL) and its occurrence is relatively common during childhood. Diagnosis and treatment may sometimes pose certain difficulties. We present the recalcitrant case of a 3-year-old boy with an asymptomatic polymorphic eruption consisting of multiple, scattered, 0. Read More
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2005 Oct;159(10):978-9
Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital and University of Calgary, 233 16th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2M 0H5.
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
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010 Mar-Apr;76(2):172-5
Department of Dermatology, PGIMER, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160 012, India.
Pityriasis lichenoides with ulceronecrosis and hyperthermia (PLUH) is a severe variant of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta that is characterized by high fever and papulo-necrotic skin lesions. We report the case of a 49-year-old male with typical features of PLUH along with an unusual manifestation of extensive skin necrosis including involvement of the intertriginous regions. Systemic administration of corticosteroids and antibiotics did not help to control the disease and the patient succumbed to death due to its fulminant nature. Read More