Dermatology clinic

An acute generalised blistering eruption

ASHOD KHERLOPIAN, Gayle Fischer

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Abstract

Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is the cause of this gradually progressive skin eruption in an otherwise healthy 54-year-old woman?

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Case presentation

A 54-year-old woman presents with a one-month history of a gradually progressive, blistering eruption involving her trunk, arms and legs (Figures 1a and b). She has not started any new medications and has no other medical conditions.

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