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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 580-584

Epitope spreading phenomenon: A case report


Department of Dermatology, Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Belliappa Pemmada Raju
Department of Dermatology, Rajarajeshwari Medical College and Hospital, Kambipura, Mysore Road, Bengaluru - 560 074, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_416_18

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The concomitant occurrence of psoriasis vulgaris (PV) and bullous pemphigoid in a patient is rare. We report a 55-year-old male, with history of PV since 4 years, on irregular topical medication, who developed multiple fluid-filled lesions all over the body. A combination treatment with prednisolone, cyclosporine, and dapsone followed by methotrexate was proved suitable and effective.


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