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Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease
  • Variant of Mucha-Habermann disease
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  • My 7-year old was diagnosed with febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (FUMHD). He spent 40 days in the ICU and was treated with many different medications. He is now recovering. Where can I learn about new treatments for this condition? Click here for answer

  • How does a person contract FUMHD? How is a person tested for FUMHD? If it is genetic, can other children of the same parents be tested for it? How can doctors ensure they have not wrongly diagnosed someone that has FUMHD (in my loved one FUMHD was confused with chicken pox)? At what point does the disease stop being PLEVA and become FUMHD? What are the signs and symptoms that someone has FUMHD? How do doctors determine whether or not the treatments being administered for FUMD are working? At what point should Methotrexate be used to treat FUMHD? When should MRI's and X-rays be used to look for disease affecting the interior? Click here for answer