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Pemphigus

Date: 1910 | Identifier: LL02.49.00.65
Dermatologic stereoview card. Front of card shows a person's arm with Pemphigus. The reverse of the card describes the dermatologic conditions as well as the diagnosis and treatment. Pemphigus vulgaris is a non-contagious, chronic skin diseases characterize by the formation of bullae in uninterrupted sequence, or more often in crops. Premonitory symptoms such as fever, chilliness, anorexia, and nausea, may be present for a day or two before the appearance of the first eruption or before each successive outbreak. Three forms of pemphigus are recognized—P. vulgaris, P.foliaceus, and P. vegetans. more...