DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20150186

Pemphigus vulgaris: a rare case report

Hari Babu Ramineni, Manasa Yerraguntla, Saranya Pulimila, Narendra Babu Kukkapalli, Vidyadhara Suryadevara

Abstract


Pemphigus Vulgaris (PV) is an organ-specific autoimmune disorder affecting skin and mucous membranes with a characteristic of intraepithelial blistering. The first common sign of this disease is involvement of oral mucosa followed by skin involvement. We here in report a rare case one such recently seen by us, where oral lesions and skin lesions in a 24 year old female patient presenting with a five months history of multiple fluid filled lesions all over the body, who is known case of psychosis finally diagnosed as having pemphigus vulgaris.


Keywords


Pemphigus vulgaris, Autoimmunity, Intraepithelial blisters, Oral lesions

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