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Pemphigus Foliaceus

Pemphigus Foliaceus: Introduction

A relatively mild but chronic form of pemphigus that usually occurs in people aged in their 40's and 50's. It is characterized by small blisters that burst and crust over. The blisters can occur on most parts of the body and tend to form in clusters. Pemphigus is a group of rare autoimmune diseases involving the formation of fluid-filled blisters. ...more »

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Pemphigus Foliaceus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pemphigus Foliaceus, or a subtype of Pemphigus Foliaceus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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