• Safe therapeutic measures for Mucha-Habermann's disease in children are lacking. Three patients with the disease were treated with erythromycin for systemic effect. Although the series is small and uncontrolled, this approach seemed effective. An anti-inflammatory mechanism related to inhibition of chemotaxis is speculated.
(Arch Dermatol 114:1679-1680, 1978)
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