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Year : 1994  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 52-53

Localisation of pemphigus vulgaris to oral mucosae : case report.

Department of Dermatology, PGIME, Chandigarh-160012

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AJ Kanwar
Department of Dermatology, PGIME, Chandigarh-160012

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ABSTRACT: Oral mucosa plays an imortant role in the natural history of pemphigus vulgaris. In approximately 50-70 percent of patients, the disease starts in the oral cavity, 1-4 and the lesions in oral mucosae preceed the cutaneous lesions by several months. This time period is variable; On an average a generalized bullous phase in most patients occurs some 5 or more months after the onset of the oral lesions. 1-3 very rarely lesions remain restricted to oral mucosa (e) for prolonged period. We herein report two such cases recently seen by us

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