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Psoriasis and pemphigus vulgaris are two inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Their concomitant occurrence in one patient is very rare. We describe a 57-year-old patient with a history of severe plaque type psoriasis for 2 years. After a few months, he presented with disseminated bullae and mucosal erosions which were documented as pemphigus vulgaris. Both of the diseases were successfully controlled with rituximab, prednisolone and weekly methotrexate.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: General
Received: 2016/09/4 | Accepted: 2016/09/4 | Published: 2016/09/4