pemphigus foliaceus

noun

pemphigus fo·​li·​a·​ce·​us -ˌfō-lē-ˈā-s(h)ē-əs How to pronounce pemphigus foliaceus (audio)
: an uncommon form of chronic pemphigus characterized by superficial blisters of the skin and rarely mucous membranes which rupture to produce scaly, crusted lesions

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“Pemphigus foliaceus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pemphigus%20foliaceus. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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