familial benign chronic pemphigus

n.

A recurrent blistering dermatitis, predominantly of the neck, groin, and armpit regions, characterized by vesicles and bullae that become crusted lesions with vesicular borders.Hailey and Hailey disease

Nearby words

  1. flagellant,
  2. flagellants,
  3. flagellar,
  4. flagellar antigen,
  5. flagellata,
  6. flagellated,
  7. flagellation,
  8. flagellatory,
  9. flagelliform,
  10. flagellin


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