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pemphigus foliaceus

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noun pemphigus fo·li·a·ce·us \ -ˌfō-lē-ˈā-s(h)ē-əs \

medical Definition of pemphigus foliaceus

: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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