Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(6):866-871.
Published online June 30, 1989.
A Case of Febrile Ulceronecrotic Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta.
Jin Hyeon Park1, Hae Sung Cho1, Kyu Jin Oh1, Hee Jung Kwon1, In Sil Lee1, Gyae Yong Song2
1Department of Pediatrics, National POLICE Hospital, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Anatomical Pathology, Jung Ang University, Medical College, Seoul, Korea
열성 궤양괴사성 급성 두창양 태선양 비강진 1례
박진현1, 조혜성1, 오규진1, 권희정1, 이인실1, 송계용2
1국립경찰병원 소아과학교실
2중앙대학교 의과대학 병리학교실
Received: 24 October 1988   • Accepted: 9 December 1988
Abstract
Febrile ulceronecrotic pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta is a severe form of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta characterized by the sudden polymorphous eruptions composed of diffuse coalescent macule, papule, vesicle, hemorrhagic vesicle and reddish brown crust on the neck, trunk, axilla, both extremities, and systemic symptoms such as fever and malaise. We have experienced a case of febrile ulceronecrotic pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta which occurred 4 year and 7 month-old girl. She had polymorphous eruptions with m(ild itching sensation. Diagnosis of pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta was established by clinical features and histopathologic findings. We treated with erythromycin syrup, prednisolone and topical steroid with improvement. A brief review of the literature was made.
Key Words: Febrile Ulceronecrotic Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta, erythromycin




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