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Pemphigus blistering. Close-up of an area of blistering on the scalp of a man who is recovering from the autoimmune disorder pemphigus. Pemphigus is a general term for a group of blistering autoimmune diseases, where the immune system attacks the skin and mucous membranes. Treatment for pemphigus conditions usually involves the use of high doses of steroids, with antibiotics to prevent infection of the blisters. Photographed in India.
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