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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


KL Yuen 原嘉麗 and KC Yau 游高照


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.


Keywords: Pemphigus vegetans, vegetative plaques

關鍵詞: 增殖性天疱瘡,增殖性斑塊皮疹