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What does PV stand for?

PV stands for Pemphigus vulgaris

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1) There have also been a few published reports of various unusual ophthalmic presentations of herpetic infection: recurrent HSV eyelid infection, (2) herpetic meibomianitis, (3) herpetic-associated refractory (to corticosteroids) pemphigus vulgaris involving the eyelids, (4) as well as other lesions simulating neoplasia in the genital and peri-anal areas.
Differential diagnosis for the bullous stage of bullous pemphigoid * Pemphigus vulgaris * Stevens-Johnson syndrome * Pseudoporphyria * Bullous drug eruption * Dermatitis herpetiformis * Paraneoplastic pemphigus * Bullous lupus erythematosus * Porphyria cutanea tarda * Bullous impetigo * Cicatricial pemphigoid * Epidermolysis bullosa
HISTOPATHOLOGY Histologically, the acantholysis seen in Grover disease occurs in a variety of different patterns in small, circumscribed foci resembling Darier-White disease, pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus foliaceous, Hailey-Hailey disease, and a spongiotic dermatitis.