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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 768217, 4 pages
Case Report

Seborrheic Pemphigoid

1Institute of Dermatology, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Udine, San Michele Hospital, Piazza Rodolone 1, Gemona del Friuli, 33013 Udine, Italy
2Institute of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Medical and Biological Sciences, University of Udine, University Hospital of Santa Maria della Misericordia, Piazzale Santa Maria della Misericordia 15, 33100 Udine, Italy
3Institute of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Trieste, Maggiore Hospital, Piazza Ospedale 1, 34100 Trieste, Italy

Received 13 January 2014; Revised 13 July 2014; Accepted 4 August 2014; Published 18 August 2014

Academic Editor: Thomas Berger

Copyright © 2014 Enzo Errichetti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Seborrheic pemphigoid (SP), first described in 1969 by Schnyder, is a peculiar variant of BP which clinically resembles pemphigus erythematosus, since it is characterized by ruptured bullae and erosions covered with crusts involving the seborrheic areas. To the best of our knowledge, from the first description only four other cases of SP have been reported, of which two are in the English literature. We report an additional case of SP in a 56-year-old man with cervical spondylogenic myelopathy with very impaired mobility.