Lingual botryomycoma in the aftermath of Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Houyam Moundib, Fouzia Hali
The Pan African Medical Journal. 2015;21:35. doi:10.11604/pamj.2015.21.35.7036

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Lingual botryomycoma in the aftermath of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Cite this: The Pan African Medical Journal. 2015;21:35. doi:10.11604/pamj.2015.21.35.7036

Received: 10/05/2015 - Accepted: 17/05/2015 - Published: 18/05/2015

Key words: Granulation tissue, botryomy coma, tongue

© Houyam Moundib et al. The Pan African Medical Journal - ISSN 1937-8688. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Corresponding author: Houyam Moundib, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Morocco (houyammoundib@hotmail.com)


Lingual botryomycoma in the aftermath of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

 

Houyam Moundib1,&, Fouzia Hali1

 

1Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Morocco

 

 

&Corresponding author
Houyam Moundib, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University Hospital Ibn Rochd, Casablanca, Morocco

 

 

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A 55 years old woman, was hospitalized in November 2011 for a Stevens-Johnson syndrome with severe mucosal impairment appeared three weeks after taking allopurinol (Zyloric®) for an hyperuricemia associated with arthralgia. She was put under symptomatic treatment after discontinuation of the offending molecule with a good mucocutaneous improvement. After healing of lesions of the oral mucosa in December 2011, the examination of the oral cavity has found a nodular median lesion of the dorsal surface of the tongue, in favor of a granulation tissue at the histology with spontaneous regression of the rest of lesion. The current decline is two years and two months without local recurrence.

 

 

Figure 1: a nodular median lesion of the dorsal surface of the tongue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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