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February 1983

Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis Associated With Pemphigus FoliaceusCoexistence of Two Acantholytic Diseases

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology (Drs Fleckman and Stenn) and Pathology (Dr Stenn), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

Arch Dermatol. 1983;119(2):155-156. doi:10.1001/archderm.1983.01650260063020

• A 70-year-old man being treated with high-dose oral methylprednisolone for pemphigus foliaceus was found to have a second acantholytic disease, transient acantholytic dermatosis. To our knowledge, the coexistence of these two acantholytic diseases has not been reported.

(Arch Dermatol 1983;119:155-156)