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* Rule out look-alike conditions, including erythema multiforme, sunburn, toxic shock syndrome, staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome, and paraneoplastic pemphigus
The first category is referred to as pemphigus and entails 4 disease entities: pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus foliaceus, paraneoplastic pemphigus
, and IgA pemphigus.
The differential diagnosis for EM includes urticaria, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, fixed drug eruption, bullous pemphigoid, paraneoplastic pemphigus
, acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome), polymorphous light eruption (PMLE), and cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis.
Additionally, there may be an association between FDCS and autoimmune disease: paraneoplastic pemphigus
and myasthenia gravis.
According to this new classification, pemphigus group diseases include, pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus vegetans, pemphigus foliaceus, pemphigus erythematosus, endemic pemphigus, IgA pemphigus, pemphigus herpetiformis, paraneoplastic pemphigus
, and drug-induced pemphigus.