Psoriasiform Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha Habermann Disease: A New Clinical Presentation of a Case Report from Upper Egypt

2019 ARC Journal of Dermatology  
Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha -Habermann disease (FUMHD) is an uncommon skin disease, which is characterized by necrotic papules and plaques that rapidly ulcerate. Here we present a 3-year-old boy, who was diagnosed as FUMHD in whom low dose corticosteroids was ineffective. However, combined treatment of high dose corticosteroids and intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG) were more beneficial. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case to be reported from Upper Egypt. Moreover,
more » ... presentation was not previously addressed in the literature.
doi:10.20431/2456-0022.0402001 fatcat:7ikwvuij4jgtncnqmu5ugjyfbe