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Familial benign chronic pemphigus

familial benign chronic pemphigus n.
A recurrent blistering dermatitis, predominantly of the neck, groin, and armpit regions, characterized by vesicles and bullae that become crusted lesions with vesicular borders. Also called Hailey and Hailey disease.


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