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Herpetiform pemphigus

Disease definition

Herpetiform pemphigus is a rare superficial pemphigus disease characterized by severe intractable pruritus with erythematous or urticarial plaques and vesicles organized in a herpetiform pattern. Mucosae are generally spared. Eosinophilia in peripheral blood and low titers of circulating autoantibodies are observed in many cases. Histologically, minimal or no apparent acantholysis is associated.


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  • ICD-10: L10.2
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