Global Research Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology

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Recurrent erythema multiforme: A dental case report

1Jitender Solanki and 2Sarika Gupta




Accepted 27th April


Erythema multiforme is a rare acute mucocutaneous condition caused by a hypersensitivity reaction. It can be triggered with the use of certain drugs or infectious agents, mainly Herpes Simplex virus. It is important to know the etiological factor behind the disease in order to cure the disease or even to prevent attacks in case of recurrent form. This article illustrates a case report of patient with recurrent form of erythema multiforme who responded to antiviral treatment after taking ineffective steroid treatment.


Keywords: Acyclovir, Dapsone, Ulcers, Erythema