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Blistering Diseases

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A female presents with persistent painful oral lesions, with acantholytic cells. Most likely diagnosis is (LQ)



A Pemphigus vulgaris

B Dermatitis herpetiformis

C Epidermolysis bullosa

D Bullous pemphigoid

Ans. A
Pemphigus vulgaris

PEMPHIGUS VULGARIS

Extra Edge: PEMPHIGU

P- vulgaris

P. vegetans

P. foliaceous

P. erythematosus

1. Flaccid bullae

2. Non-pruritic

3. Supra basal acantholysis

(earliest change)

4. MC type

5. Worst Prognosis

1. Rarest variety

2. Supra basal

3. Eosinophilic abscess

4. Flexures

1. Scaly, crusted erosion

2. Subcorneal bullae with acantholysis (granular layer) or higher in epidermis

3. Most superficial bullae

1. Face

2. Sub-corneal

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