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Hallopeau type of pemphigus vegetans, an unusual clinical presentation of an infrequent disease

  • Author(s): Cuellar, Isabel;
  • Mejia, Maddy;
  • Castellanos-Angarita, Alejandro;
  • Casas-Barrera, Maria Alejandra
  • et al.
Abstract

Pemphigus vegetans is a rare variant of pemphigus vulgaris, characterized by vegetative lesions that develop mainly in flexural areas. Herein, we present a middle-aged woman who presented to the emergency department with a rare cutaneous finding of bilateral axillary pustules that progressed over months to vegetant and malodorous plaques associated with subsequent painful erosions.

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