Sudan Dermatology

Issue: Vol. 9, No. 1, Year (2012)

Pemphigus erythematosus in a young Nigerian woman -Case presentation and short review of the literature


Introduction Pemphigus Erythematosus also known as Senear-Usher Syndrome is an overlap syndrome with features of Lupus Erythematosus and Pemphigus foliaceus.

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Method/case report We report a 20 year old female, that presented with symptoms of Nephrotic Syndrome and skin rashes which further investigations proved to be Pemphigus Erythematosus.

Conclusion Cutaneous auto-immune diseases though rarely reported is present and can be diagnosed if there’s a high index of suspicion.