Lingual botryomycoma in the aftermath of Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Houyam Moundib, Fouzia Hali
The Pan African Medical Journal. ;21:35. doi:10.11604/pamj..21.35.7036

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Lingual botryomycoma in the aftermath of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Houyam Moundib, Fouzia Hali
Pan Afr Med J. 2015; 21:35. doi:10.11604/pamj.2015.21.35.7036. Published 18 May 2015

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.

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

©Houyam Moundib et al. 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 work is properly cited.

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