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Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann's disease
Dermatology Publications and Presentations
  • Bruce L. Warshauer, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Mary E. Maloney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Robert L. Dimond, Veterans Administration Medical Center
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Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
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Eosinophilia; Fever; Humans; Malabsorption Syndromes; Male; Middle Aged; Necrosis; Pityriasis; Skin Ulcer
A patient with febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann's disease manifested the characteristic features of this entity. These include a polymorphous eruption with histopathologic findings of Mucha-Habermann's disease, large ulceronecrotic skin lesions, intermittent high fever, and constitutional symptoms. The patient was unique in that he also had malabsorption and eosinophilia. This disease may represent a hypersensitivity reaction. To our knowledge, there are five previous cases of febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann's disease reported in the world literature.
DOI of Published Version

Arch Dermatol. 1983 Jul;119(7):597-601. doi:10.1001/archderm.1983.01650310059012


At the time of publication, Mary E. Maloney was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Bruce L. Warshauer, Mary E. Maloney and Robert L. Dimond. "Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann's disease" Vol. 119 Iss. 7 (1983) ISSN: 0003-987X (Linking)
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