Pemphigus herpetiformis

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Pemphigus herpetiformis
Other names: Acantholytic herpetiform dermatitis, Herpetiform pemphigus, Mixed bullous disease, Pemphigus controlled by sulfapyridine
Pemphigus herpetiformis -a,b)Well-marginated pink, herpetiform, and annular plaques

Pemphigus herpetiformis is a cutaneous condition, a clinical variant of pemphigus that combines the clinical features of dermatitis herpetiformis with the immunopathologic features of pemphigus.[1]

Pemphigus Herpetiformis is an IGg mediated autoantibodies that affect the epidermal layer of the skin.[2]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. Sandhu, Neil (2019-01-09). "Pemphigus Herpetiformis: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology". Neil Sandhu, MD Dermatologist (Medical/Cosmetics) and Mohs Surgeon, Gulf Coast Dermatology. Archived from the original on 2017-10-07. Retrieved 2020-12-31. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)