What are the signs and symptoms of pemphigus vulgaris on the skin?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Bassam Zeina, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Answer

Primary lesion of pemphigus vulgaris is a flaccid blister filled with clear fluid that arises on healthy skin or on an erythematous base.

Blisters are fragile and may rupture, producing painful erosions (the most common skin presentation).


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