Hailey-Hailey disease -->
benign familial chronic pemphigus
medical dictionary

Recurrent eruption of vesicles and bullae that become scaling and crusted lesions with vesicular borders, predominantly of the neck, groin, and axillary regions; autosomal dominant inheritance, presenting in late adolescence or early adult life.

Synonyms: Hailey-Hailey disease.

(05 Mar 2000)