International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dermatology | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023


A Case Report on Pemphigus Vegetans: An Unusual Case of Pemphigus

Stephy Rachel Thomas | Minna Sara Philip [2] | Nishi Somarkutty [2] | Dr. Lissy Skaria


Abstract: Pemphigus is a chronic epidermal immunobullous disease with potentially fatal outcomes. Among the many types of pemphigus, pemphigus vegetans (Pveg) is a rare (<5%) variant. We herein report a rare case of pemphigus vegetans presenting as multiple painful fluid filled lesions, pustules and erosions which needs documentation due to its extensive involvement. By ensuring accurate diagnosis and adherence to treatment regime a good prognosis can be achieved. This case report highlights the rarity of clinical presentation and need for early diagnosis to reduce morbidity associated with the disease.


Keywords: Pemphigus, immunobullous disease, desmogleins, acantholysis


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,


Pages: 2074 - 2076


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