Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Erythema multiforme

Erythema multiforme

Erythema multiforme4


       A30-year-old woman had history of recurrent erythema multiforme involving predominantly the extensor surface of the extremities of about three years duration. Initial attacks were more frequent and more severe and precipitated each time by herpes labialis. Acyclovir was given prophylactically and caused less frequent and milder bouts of erythema multiforme.