Pemphigus is a chronic mucocutaneous disease that initially manifests in the form of intraoral blisters which spread to other mucous membrane and skin. This study describes an unusual case of chronic generalized childhood pemphigus disease in an 11-year-old girl, who presented with multiple vesicles all over her body. Such a condition is seen more often in older people rather than children. It is crucial for dental professionals to be familiar with the diagnosis of bullous skin diseases in children and adolescents, especially in its initial stages in order to prevent the serious consequences and morbidity. The article highlights clinical presentation, histopathology, and successful management strategies useful for pediatric dental practice. HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE: Patil RU, Anegundi RT, Gujjar KR, Indushekar KR. Childhood Occurrence of Pemphigus. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2017;10(2):196-200.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Sep 2017|
U Patil, R., T Anegundi, R., R Gujjar, K., & Indushekar, K. R. (2017). Childhood occurrence of pemphigus. International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry, 10(2), 196-200. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1434