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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

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. Wh…

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

…munosuppression and high-dose steroid therapy. Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Paraneoplastic pemphigus is associated with an underlying malignancy (usually lymphoma) or with Castleman’s disease (especially in children). It is very refractory to trea…

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. Whe…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Hailey-Hailey Disease

A vesiculobullous disease in which blisters tend to be flaccid and localized to intertriginous regions, especially, the neck, axillary, inframammary, and inguinal ones. The disease is notoriously refractory to therapy. The name originally given to t…

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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