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Vesiculobullous Eruptions

  • K. F. Schaller

Abstract

Vesiculobullous lesions are quite common in many skin diseases occurring in the tropics. They may be caused exogenously by external irritants, infection or insect bites, or endogenously by genetic factors, autoimmune disease or drugs and toxins. Here, only chronic or recurrent diseases with a possible autoimmune aetiology are considered:
  • Pemphigus vulgaris

  • Pemphigus foliaceus

  • Pemphigus erythematosus

  • Brazilian pemphigus

  • Pemphigus vegetans

  • Pemphigoid

  • Benign mucosal pemphigoid

  • Dermatitis herpetiformis

  • Benign chronic bullous dermatitis of childhood

  • Herpes gestationis

Keywords

Lichen Planus Bullous Pemphigoid Clinical Appearance Erythema Multiforme Dermatitis Herpetiformis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. F. Schaller
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Universitätshautklinik Hamburg EppendorfHamburgGermany
  2. 2.KaiserslauternGermany

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