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Pemphigus foliaceus

Disease definition

Pemphigus foliaceous is a rare superficial pemphigus disease characterized by multiple, pruritic, scaly, crusted cutaneous erosions, with flaky circumscribed patches, localized mostly on the face, scalp, trunk and extremities, often presenting an erythematous base. Mucosal involvement is rarely observed.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: L10.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0263313
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 7354
  • MedDRA: 10057069

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