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Winter 2012, Vol. 20 No. 4

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2012) 20, 179-182


Case Report

An old gentleman with vegetative plaques and erosions: a case of pemphigus vegetans

一名患有增殖性斑塊皮疹及皮膚潰爛的男性長者:增殖性天疱瘡一例

KL Yuen 原嘉麗 and KC Yau 游高照

Abstract

A 98-year-old Chinese old gentleman presented with few months' history of vegetative plaques and erosions over the axillae, genitalia and buttocks. The diagnosis of pemphigus vegetans was made. Treatment with oral prednisolone and topical steroid resulted in remission of the disease. Clinical features, histological features and treatment of pemphigus vegetans will be discussed.

一名九十八歲華裔男子,在過去數月內,其腋下、陰部及臀部均出現增殖性斑塊皮疹及皮膚潰爛。其診斷確立為增殖性天疱瘡。施以口服及外用類固醇後,其病情得以舒緩。本文將討論增殖性天疱瘡的臨床表現、組織學特徵及治療。

Keywords: Pemphigus vegetans, vegetative plaques

關鍵詞: 增殖性天疱瘡,增殖性斑塊皮疹