erythematous pemphigus


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erythematous pemphigus

Etymology: Gk, erythros, red, pemphix, bubble
a skin disorder characterized by bullous eruptions on the trunk and a facial eruption that resembles that of lupus erythematosus. The condition may be accompanied by seborrheic dermatitis. Also called pemphigus erythematosus.

erythematous pemphigus

Scaling, erythematous macules and blebs of the scalp, face, and trunk. The lesions have a “butterfly” distribution over the face. The disease resembles pemphigus foliaceus.
See also: pemphigus
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