SCARRING HAIR LOSS IN A CASE OF PEMPHIGUS VULGARIS
Pemphigus is an autoimmune skin disease characterized by blistering of skin and mucous membranes. There are several types of pemphigus, but the most common one is pemphigus vulgaris, accounting for 70% of all the cases. It most commonly appears between the age group of 30 to 60 years and is more common found in Jews and Indians than in other races, because for genetic reasons or it can be drug induced. Hair loss is an uncommon clinical finding in pemphigus patients. In this case report, a young patient in her twenties presented in the OPD with multiple skin erosions and oral erosions and with multiple patches of hair loss over the scalp.
Keywords: Acantholysis, Alopecia, Desmogleins.
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