Pemphigus herpetiformis

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Pemphigus herpetiformis (also known as "Acantholytic herpetiform dermatitis," "Herpetiform pemphigus," "Mixed bullous disease," and "Pemphigus controlled by sulfapyridine") is a cutaneous condition, a clinical variant of pemphigus that combines the clinical features of dermatitis herpetiformis with the immunopathologic features of pemphigus.[1]

Pathophysiology:

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ Sandhu, Neil. "Pemphigus Herpetiformis: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology". Neil Sandhu, MD Dermatologist (Medical/Cosmetics) and Mohs Surgeon, Gulf Coast Dermatology.