Indian Journal of Dermatology

Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 185--186

Co-Existence Of Pemphigus Foliaceous And Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Oesophagus


Radha Rani mittal1, Adarsh Chopra2, Seema Gupta3 
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Radha Rani mittal


One 50 year old female had recurrent vesiculobullous lesions and progressive dysphagia since 3 months. Both complaints started almost simultaneously, although she had dyspepsia and indigestion since 1 year. Histopathology confirmed that she had pemphigus foliaceous ano associated squamous cell carcinoma of oesophagus. The co-existence of pemphigus and malignancy is unusual. The two conditions may be causally related as pemphigus antibodies may lead to production or release of squamous cell carcinoma related antigens. Present case is being reported because of its rare association


How to cite this article:
Rani mittal R, Chopra A, Gupta S. Co-Existence Of Pemphigus Foliaceous And Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Oesophagus.Indian J Dermatol 1998;43:185-186


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Rani mittal R, Chopra A, Gupta S. Co-Existence Of Pemphigus Foliaceous And Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Oesophagus. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 1998 [cited 2021 Nov 30 ];43:185-186
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