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


Yazganoglu K. D. , Bavbek S., BÜYÜKBABANİ N. , BAYKAL C.

TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, vol.41, no.1, pp.25-27, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : TURKDERM-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-27
  • Keywords: Paraneoplastic pemphigus, pemphigus, lymphoma

Abstract

Paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) is a rare type of pemphigus which is seen in association with lymphoproliferative diseases, most commonly with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and several other malignities. The disease presents with severe mucosal involvement, polymorphous skin eruption and respiratory problems. It has its own histopathologic features and immunflu-orescence findings unlike the other types and has a poor prognosis. In this report, we describe a patient who developed PNP in two years after the diagnosis of B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.