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Nikolskiy Sign: Sensitivity and Specificity

Introduction: None written. Excerpt from the entry in Pemphigus Vulgaris:
"Marginal": an attempt to extend the erosion to the surrounding normal-appearing skin by pulling the remnant of the blister wall or rubbing the skin with a twisting motion with the thumb to avoid applying strong shearing force at the periphery of existing lesions

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Associated Diagnoses:

Pemphigus Vulgaris

69% sensitive, 94% specific

Pemphigus Vulgaris

38% sensitive, 100% specific