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Image Number 2181 (Pemphigus vegetans)


Diagnosis: Pemphigus vegetans

Site: Axillae

Sex: M

Age: 40


Description: Painful erosions and vegetations.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This man presented with widespread flaccid blisters that rapidly transformed into painful erosions and later on to vegetative lesions especially in the axillae of one month duration. The rash onset was with oral erosions then involved the trunk and axillae. Skin biopsy was consistent with pemphigus vegetans.

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