Wells' syndrome presenting as a noninfectious bullous cellulitis in a child

Marissa Shams, Jeannette Hudgens, Jack L Lesher, Frances Florentino

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Abstract

Wells' syndrome is a rare disease that is even more uncommon in childhood. This case report illustrates the potential devastating extent of the disease and highlights the unusual presentation of bullae in a child. It is imperative to consider Wells' syndrome in patients with presumed cellulitis and eosinophilia who fail to respond to antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-226
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric dermatology
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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