Problem

Pemphigus vulgaris

Other Names:
PV
Pemphigus foliaceous
PF
Paraneoplastic pemphigus
PNP
Nature:
Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune disease and one of a group of unique, related blistering disorders that includes pemphigus foliaceous (PF) and paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP).
Incidence:
The incidence of PV in the USA is estimated at 0.42 per 100,000.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
17.07.2003 – 00:00 CEST