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5 Facts you should know about

Pemphigus vegetans

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1

Among the many types of pemphigus,

the rarest clinical variant is pemphigus vegetans.

2

It distinguishes itself from pemphigus vulgaris

by the formation of vegetative plaques in intertriginous areas and oral mucosa.

3

Pemphigus vegetans, a variant of pemphigus vulgaris,

accounts for 1 to 2 percent of pemphigus cases worldwide.

4

There are two clinically recognized forms

of pemphigus vegetans, the Hallopeau type, and Neumann type.

5

Pemphigus vegetans can be fatal if left untreated.

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