Which age groups are at highest risk for pemphigus vulgaris?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Bassam Zeina, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Peak age of onset is from 50-60 years. Infants with neonatal pemphigus remit with clearance of maternal autoantibodies. The disease may develop in children or in older persons.


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