Urticaria as presenting manifestation of pemphigus herpetiformis

Aurora Parodi, E. Nunzi, A. Rebora

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A patient with pemphigus herpetiformis is described. She had an urticarial itching eruption which cleared with prednisolone 50 mg/day and dapsone 150 mg/day tapering to 15 mg/day and 75 mg every other day, respectively. The possible causal relationship with aminophenazone is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)278-283
Number of pages6
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1982


  • Aminophenazone
  • Eosinophilic spongiosis
  • Pemphigus herpetiformis
  • Urticaria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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