Neonatal pemphigus vulgaris


  • Santosh Kumar Singh Department of Dermatology, B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Aayushi Mohan Department of Dermatology, B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Anil Kumar Gupta Department of Dermatology, B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Amit Kumar Pandey Department of Dermatology, B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh



Neonatal pemphigus, Desmoglein, Acantholysis, Self limiting


Neonatal pemphigus is a transitory autoimmune blistering disorder caused by transplacental passage of maternal Auto antibodies to desmoglein to neonate through an affected mother. The association of maternal pemphigus vulgaris with neonate disease had been rarely reported. Herein, we report a case of neonatal pemphigus vulagris born to mother who conceived during active phase of disease. 


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