Pemphigus erythematosus

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Synonyms: Seborrheic pemphigus | Senear-Usher syndrome

A rare superficial pemphigus disease characterized clinically by well-demarcated localized erythematous scaly hyperkeratotic crusted plaques with frequent butterfly distribution over the malar area of the face (but also commonly involving trunk and scalp and less frequently the extremities with a photoexposed distribution). Histologically granular deposits along the dermal-epidermal junction in addition to intercellular deposition in the upper epidermis are observed.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version June 2024

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