Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Occurring in a Patient with B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Todd Schlesinger, Karen McCarron, Charles Camisa, Grant Anhalt

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We present the case of a 71-year-old white male with paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with a B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Diagnosis of paraneoplastic pemphigus was made by the characteristic findings on immunoprecipitation performed on a serum specimen. Paraneoplastic pemphigus is a severe autoimmune disease comprised of polymorphous mucocutaneous lesions, characteristic laboratory findings, association with one of several types of neoplasms, and a very poor prognosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)94-96
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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