Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 4 Issue 6

A Case Report of Recurrent Erythema Multiforme

Tran Thi Huyen1,2* and Nguyen Thi Ha Vinh1,2

1Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam
2Department of Outpatient, National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam

*Corresponding Author: Tran Thi Huyen, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi Medical University, Vietnam.

Received: May 02, 2023; Published: May 30, 2023


Erythema multiforme (EM) is a rare cutaneous or mucocutaneous reaction characterized by “target” lesions, mainly of the face and extremities. The disease is more common in boys and young people than in other subjects. It is benign but can be recurrent, there may be complications, especially in the eyes. Most cases are related to infections, especially herpes simplex virus (HSV) and Mycoplasma pneumoniae, while drug-induced EM is rare. We report a case of recurrent erythema multiforme in a young woman, possibly related to HSV.

Keywords: Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Erythema Multiforme (EM); Stevens-Jonhson Syndrome (SJS)


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Citation: Tran Thi Huyen and Nguyen Thi Ha Vinh. “A Case Report of Recurrent Erythema Multiforme". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 4.6 (2023): 17-20.

Copyright: © 2023 Tran Thi Huyen and Nguyen Thi Ha Vinh. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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