Oral cavity
Dermatologic conditions
Pemphigus vulgaris


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Revised: 31 January 2019

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PubMed Search: Pemphigus vulgaris[TI] oral cavity[mh]

Charu Thakral, M.D.
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Cite this page: Thakral C Pemphigus vulgaris. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitypemphigus.html. Accessed December 9th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Autoimmune disease with antigen antibody complexes at desmosomes; produces vesicles and bullae prone to rupture, leaving erosions covered with exudate
Case reports
Treatment
  • Steroids
Clinical images

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36 year old woman:

Intra oral lesion

After 15 days


52 year old woman:

Erosive lesions

Erythematous gingivae

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Intraepithelial blister with acantholysis and chronic inflammation
Microscopic (histologic) images

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36 year old woman

52 year old woman

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