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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

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A blistering inflammatory disease in which acantholysis occurs in the upper part of the spinous zone or granular zone of the epidermis, the result of the process being flaccid blisters that give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Vulgaris

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A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

…mostly the trunk is affected, the condition is termed “pemphigus foliaceus,” when mostly the face and upper part of the chest are involved, it is termed “pemphigus erythematosus.” The same malady in Brazil, where it occurs en…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Vulgaris

A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both. If widespread and untreated, the disease can be fat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris

A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both. If widespread and untreated, the disease can be fat…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus, Pemphigus Erythematosus: Overview

Overview Pemphigus foliaceus is a relatively benign autoimmune bullous disease associated with the deposition of intercellular antibodies directed against desmoglien 1. The therapeutic approach differs significantly from that for pemphigus vulgaris;…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

…ing evidence suggests a cause-and-effect relationship between pemphigus autoantibody and the disease activity, therapy is aimed at both resolution of cutaneous lesions and elimination of circulating antibody. The titer of the circulating antiepitheli…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey Disease

…ease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to the condition by the brothers Hailey, familial benign chronic pemphigus, is misleading because the disease bears no relation to either pemphigus vulgaris or pemphigus foliaceus….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Grover’s Disease / Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis: Treatment

…The important differential diagnosis of Darier’s disease and pemphigus foliaceus should be considered in unusual or extensive presentations. The potential side effects of topical and systemic retinoids and topical steroids should be monitored. When…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Pemphigus foliaceus

Pemphigus foliaceus Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Adults usually and of both sexes Distribution of lesions Localized to photodistribution in pemphigus erythematosus; widespread in pemphigus foliaceus Individual lesions Macules, patches, fla…

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