Pemphigus vegetans

pemphigus vegetans

A form of pemphigus vulgaris in which vegetations develop on the eroded surfaces left by ruptured bullae; new bullae continue to form.

Synonym: neumann's disease.

A chronic benign vegetating form of pemphigus, with lesions commonly in the axillae and perineum; spontaneous remissions and occasionally permanent healing occur.

Synonym: hallopeau's disease.

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