Thus, in the case of a child four years old, described by Grimshaw,40 an eruption of pemphigus occurred over the whole body.
Children during teething, or owing to injudicious diet, are frequently subject to this kind of pemphigus.
In the pemphigus bullæ a substance is present that chemiotactically attracts the eosinophils.
The vesicular and bullous types demand mild protective applications, such as used in eczema and pemphigus.
Two varieties are usually described—pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus.
In what respects does the severe form of pemphigus vulgaris differ from the ordinary type?
A grave type of pemphigus is exceptionally observed in the newborn—pemphigus neonatorum.
pemphigus, pem′fi-gus, n. an affection of the skin with pustules.
What is the character of the subjective symptoms in pemphigus?
Neusser first recorded that an extraordinarily great, indeed a specific eosinophilia was found in many cases of pemphigus.
pemphigus pem·phi·gus (pěm'fĭ-gəs, pěm-fī'gəs)
Any of several acute or chronic skin diseases characterized by groups of itching blisters.