any of several diseases, often fatal, characterized by blisters on the skin and mucous membranes.
Endemic pemphigus foliaceus, including the Fogo Selvagem, the new variant of
endemic pemphigus folaiceus in El Bagre, Colombia, South America, and the ...
The IPPF provides patients & doctors worldwide with information about
pemphigus and pemphigoid, & provides patients & their caregivers with comfort ...
Firm pressure on normal-looking skin produces a tear or sore (called Nikolskys sign). The blisters are often itchy but not as painful as in pemphigus
The goal of treatment in pemphigus
is to decrease blister formation and promote healing of existing sores. More »
There are two main types: pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus.
Pemphigus vulgaris is the most common form. Pemphigus can occur at any age,
This publication contains general information about pemphigus. It describes what
pemphigus is and how it is diagnosed and treated. At the end is a list of key ...
Pemphigus is a group of rare autoimmune diseases. Such diseases occur when
the body's immune system attacks healthy cells. Pemphigus causes blisters on ...
Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is generally a benign variety of pemphigus. It is an
autoimmune skin disorder characterized by the loss of intercellular adhesion of ...
Website of the Pemphigus Vulgaris Network, the United Kingdom support group
for people living with Pemphigus and Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid.