Sourabh Gyanranjan Deshmukh, Trupti Ishwardas Thakre
Corresponding author: Trupti Ishwardas Thakre, Department of Kaumarbhritya Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College, Hospital and Research Centre, Contituent College of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
Received: 27 Jun 2022 - Accepted: 07 Aug 2022 - Published: 12 Aug 2022
Domain: Hygiene and sanitation, Dermatology, Counseling
Keywords: Pemphigus, Hailey-Hailey Disease
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Cite this article: Sourabh Gyanranjan Deshmukh et al. Hailey-Hailey Disease. PAMJ - Clinical Medicine. 2022;9:36. [doi: 10.11604/pamj-cm.2022.9.36.36082]
Available online at: https://www.clinical-medicine.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/9/36/full
A 36-year-old male patient engineer by profession presented with the complaints of blistering skin rash in armpits and in groin region with itching on and off since 4 year came to outpatient department of Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College, Hospital and Research Center. Onset was gradual, with exacerbation during summer. History of similar complaint was seen in his father. On general examination, the patient was febrile and vitals were within normal limit. Skin examination of patients shows blistering rash over armpits and groin region. The skin was dry, no discharge, itching on and off. The provisional diagnosis of Hailey-Hailey disease was made on the bases of history and clinical presentation and lesion.
Figure 1: (A) Hailey-Hailey disease in groin region; (B) Hailey-Hailey disease in axilla region