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Endemic Pemphigus Foliaceus (Fogo Selvagem)

Specialty:

Dermatology
Immunology/Rheumatology

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Description:

Endemic pemphigus foliaceus (fogo selvagem, Portuguese for "wild fire") is one of the variants of pemphigus that shares the presence of autoantibodies to desmoglein and the presence intraepithelial blisters, However, it differs in a number of important clinical findings. It is believed to be a host response to an unidentified environmental agent.

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