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Can pemphigus be hereditary?
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Dr. HENRY LEGERE
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Not really
Pv, pemphigus vulgaris, is not thought to be a genetic disease.
However, a family history of pv might increase your risk. As of yet, no pv gene has been found that when mutated conveys the disease.

In brief: Not really
Pv, pemphigus vulgaris, is not thought to be a genetic disease.
However, a family history of pv might increase your risk. As of yet, no pv gene has been found that when mutated conveys the disease.
Dr. HENRY LEGERE
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: No
Medical genetics has not found a pemphigus gene & pemphigus does not appear to run in families.
Like many diseases there are certain transplantation genes associated with pemphigus. If you have one or more of these genes you are at a slightly increased risk for developing pemphigus. The emphasis here is on slightly.

In brief: No
Medical genetics has not found a pemphigus gene & pemphigus does not appear to run in families.
Like many diseases there are certain transplantation genes associated with pemphigus. If you have one or more of these genes you are at a slightly increased risk for developing pemphigus. The emphasis here is on slightly.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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