Recurrent Bullous Lesions

  • Santoshdev P. Rathod
  • Piyush Kumar


  • Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is an autoimmune intraepidermal blistering disorder, clinically characterized by flaccid blisters, erosions and crusts

  • Childhood PF is rare for which evidence based treatment guidelines have not been established yet

  • Corticosteroids, both oral and topical (in mild cases of PF) have been used as a first-line drug

  • Dapsone appears to be the most popular steroid sparing agent and its safety and efficacy are well documented


Pemphigus vulgaris Pemphigus foliaceus Intraepidermal blisters Dapsone Penicillamine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Santoshdev P. Rathod
    • 1
  • Piyush Kumar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologySmt. NHL Municipal Medical CollegeAhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyKatihar Medical CollegeKatiharIndia

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