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December 1973

Familial Benign Chronic PemphigusA Papular Variant

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1973;108(6):842-843. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620270064020

A 47-year-old man had a pruritic papular eruption on the groin. The clinical differential diagnoses included neurodermatitis, papular dermatitis herpetiformis, and lichen amyloidosus. Histologic examination confirmed the diagnosis of familial benign chronic pemphigus.