Modern diagnostic methods of paraneoplastic pemphigus

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Paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) is one of the least investigated and rare forms of bullous dermatoses, which comes from underlying neoplasm. The article presents a literature review of dermatologist`s longstanding international experience about etiology, pathogenesis, diagnostics and treatment of this disease. According to the research results of native and foreign authors systematization of modern diagnostic methods of PNP and detectable antigens was performed.

Conflict of interest: the authors state that there is no potential conflict of interest requiring disclosure in this article.

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A. A. Lepekhova

I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation


Russian Federation Anfisa A. Lepekhova — Cand. Sci. (Med.), Assoc. Prof., V. A. Rakhmanov Department of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

N. P. Teplyuk

I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation


Russian Federation Natalia P. Teplyuk — Dr. Sci. (Med.), Prof., V. A. Rakhmanov Department of Skin and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

I. M. Bolotova

Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

Author for correspondence.

Russian Federation Irina M. Bolotova — Student


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