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  1. Pemphigus

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    Pemphigus, Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is characterised by lesions which occur only in the skin and associated with antibodies to desmoglein 1 (DSG1). Pemphigus herpetiformis, IgA ...

  2. Pemphigus Vulgaris

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    Pemphigus Vulgaris, There are other types of pemphigus called: pemphigus foliaceous, pemphigus erythematosus, paraneoplastic pemphigus and benign familial ...

  3. Familial Benign Pemphigus

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    Familial Benign Pemphigus, Synonyms: familial benign chronic pemphigus, Hailey-Hailey disease Epidemiology and aetiology This is a rare inherited autosomal dominant skin disor...

  4. Bullous Dermatoses (Blisters and Bullae)

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    Several nomenclature systems for these conditions have been proposed, the latest being as follows: EB simplex Junctional EB Dystrophic EB Hemidesmosomal EB Familial benign pem...

  5. Bullous Pemphigoid

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    They have similar sounding names - for example, pemphigus vulgaris and other types of pemphigus. These different blistering conditions vary greatly in their seriousness, outlook and ...

  6. Skin Rashes

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    Rarer causes include pemphigus and pemphigoid . Pustules Skin infection by a virus (eg,  cold sores due to herpes simplex virus) or bacterial germs ( impetigo ).

  7. Eosinophilia

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    Skin disease - pemphigus , dermatitis herpetiformis , erythema multiforme . Löffler's syndrome (accumulation of eosinophils in the lungs, due to parasitic infection).

  8. Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

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    Paraneoplastic pemphigus acantholysis. Pemphigus vulgaris . Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome . Lyme disease .

  9. Plasma Autoantibodies (Disease Associations)

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    Dermatology Intra-epidermal/desmosome antibody (pemphigus antibody) is associated with all forms of pemphigus [ 17 ] . Basement membrane zone antibody (pemphigoid antibody...

  10. Linear IgA Dermatosis

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    These include: Bullous pemphigoid Dermatitis herpetiformis Lupus erythematosus Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita Investigations [ 2 ] Histopathology of a skin biopsy ...

  11. Balanitis

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    Seborrhoeic dermatitis. Pemphigus. Pemphigoid. Miscellaneous Irritation or contact dermatitis: wet nappies, poor hygiene, smegma, soap, condoms.

  12. Erythema Multiforme

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    Differential diagnosis Drug eruptions [ 4 ] SJS TEN Contact dermatitis Urticaria Urticarial vasculitis Pityriasis rosea Pemphigoid Pemphigus ...

  13. Dermatitis Herpetiformis

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    Differential diagnosis  The presence of plaques (psoriasis), interdigital burrows (scabies), or mucosal blistering (pemphigus) usually suggest an alternative diagnosis. [ 6 ] ...

  14. Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

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    Staphylococcal scarlet fever affects mainly children of school age, and the generalised erythematous rash, classically without blisters or Nikolsky's sign, is followed on days 5-10 by desquamati...

  15. Cicatricial Pemphigoid

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    Differential diagnosis Bullous pemphigoid Epidermolysis bullosa Erythema multiforme Linear IgA dermatosis Pemphigus Desquamative gingivitis Investigations...

  16. Pompholyx

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    Pemphigoid gestationis . Pemphigus vulgaris . Dyshidrosis-like variant of adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma. Pityriasis rubra pilaris.

  17. Epidermolysis Bullosa

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    Benign familial pemphigus . Bullous pemphigoid . Burns . Congenital syphilis . Ectodermal dysplasia.

  18. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

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    Bullous impetigo . Pemphigus , pemphigoid (generally of slower onset). Epidermolysis bullosa hereditaria . SLE .

  19. Lichen Planus

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    Lichen sclerosus . Pemphigus . Pleomorphic (small-cell) T-cell lymphoma. Sarcoidosis . Basal cell carcinoma .

  20. Fever and Night Sweats

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    Inflammatory: phlebitis, thyroiditis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, pancreatitis, familial Mediterranean fever, sarcoidosis, pemphigus, severe or exfoliative dermatitis, bullous pe...