Lingual botryomycoma in the aftermath of Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Houyam Moundib, Fouzia Hali

PAMJ. 2015; 21:35. Published 18 May 2015 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2015.21.35.7036

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

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