ISSN 2564-7784 | E-ISSN 2564-7040
Case Report
Transition of Pemphigus Vulgaris to Pemphigus Foliaceus due to non-drug substances
1 Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology Diseases, Konya, Turkey  
2 Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology Diseases, Konya, Turkey  
Eur J Ther ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/EurJTher.2019.19026
Key Words: Pemphigus; Dermatitis, Exfoliative; Environment and Public Health

Pemphigus is an autoimmune bullous disease that includes some types of subgroups Vulgaris, Foliaceus and others. Pemphigus disease characterized by bullous lesions and erosions of the skin and mucosae. The disease may develop due to some drugs but, at the same time it may flare up by misuse of some non-drug substances. We experienced that a 51-year-old patient who misused non-prescribed mixture contains the following substances of donkey milk, tar, puse and tree root water by the advice of his charlatan friend. His pemphigus vulgaris disease showed the transition to foliaceus subtype and secondary erythroderma accompanied. When we scanned the literature, we noticed that this is the first case of pemphigus subtype conversion triggered by non-drug substances intake.

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