Recurrent erythema multiforme in a child.

A 6-year-old boy presented in September 1999 with a 2-day history of vesicular lesions on his oral mucosa and lips (Fig 1a), palms, and soles. Physical examination of the patient revealed a target lesion on the right wrist (Fig 1b). These features were compatible with erythema multiforme (EM) secondary to herpes labialis. The lesions resolved after the… (More)