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Medical Term:

pemphigus erythematosus


Definition: an eruption involving sun-exposed skin, especially the face; the lesions are scaling erythematous macules and blebs, combining the clinical features of both lupus erythematosus and pemphigus vulgaris; bullae are subcorneal; probably a variant of pemphigus foliaceus, occasionally penicillamine-induced.

Synonym(s): Senear-Usher disease, Senear-Usher syndrome

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