We report a case of rapidly progressing poststreptococcal scleredema adultorum Buschke (SAB) that successfully responded to treatment with intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIGs).
Correspondence: Ahmad Jalili, MD, PhD, Division of Immunology, Allergy, and Infectious Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital (AKH), Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria (email@example.com).
Accepted for Publication: April 7, 2012.
Author Contributions: All authors had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Aichelburg, Sator, and Jalili. Acquisition of data: Aichelburg, Loewe, Schicher, Sator, Karlhofer, and Jalili. Analysis and interpretation of data: Aichelburg, Loewe, Sator, Stingl, and Jalili. Drafting of the manuscript: Aichelburg and Jalili. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Aichelburg, Loewe, Schicher, Sator, Karlhofer, Stingl, and Jalili. Statistical analysis: Aichelburg and Jalili. Obtained funding: Sator. Administrative, technical, and material support: Loewe and Sator. Study supervision: Aichelburg, Karlhofer, Stingl, and Jalili.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.