What is the initial physical finding of pemphigus vulgaris?

Updated: Sep 17, 2020
  • Author: Bassam Zeina, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Mucous membranes typically are affected first in pemphigus vulgaris. Mucosal lesions may precede cutaneous lesions by weeks or months. Patients with mucosal lesions may present to dentists, oral surgeons, or gynecologists. [25, 26]


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