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pemphigus vegetans

pemphigus vegetans in Medicine

pemphigus vegetans pemphigus veg·e·tans (věj'ĭ-tānz')

  1. Pemphigus vulgaris in which verrucous lesions develop on the eroded surfaces left by ruptured bullae and new bullae continue to form.

  2. Chronic benign pemphigus with lesions commonly in the armpits and the perineum. Also called Hallopeau's disease.

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