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Image Number 4724 (Pemphigus vulgaris)

 
Morphology:
Blisters

Diagnosis: Pemphigus vulgaris

Site: Back

Sex: F

Age: 63

Type:

Description: Erosions and blisters.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 A 63-year-old woman presented with painful erosions, flaccid blisters and some residual hyperpigmentation of many months duration. The rash involved mainly the trunk and proximal parts of the extremities with minimal oral involvement. Skin biopsy of newly formed blister showed supra-basal intraepidermal blister with mixed inflammatory infiltrate.



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