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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Bullous Pemphigoid and Herpes Gestationis

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An inflammatory disease of older people; signs include widespread erythematous macules and patches, urticarial papules and plaques, and vesicles and bullae, the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Bullous Pemphigoid and Herpes Gestationis

…the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to the legs. The cause is not known, but the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to bullous pemphigoid antigens….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Bullous Pemphigoid

…the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to the legs. The cause is not known, but the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to bullous pemphigoid antigens….

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Herpes Gestationis/Pemphigoid Gestationis

…the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to the legs. The cause is not known, but the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to bullous pemphigoid antigens….

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Cicatricial Pemphigoid

…the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to the legs. The cause is not known, but the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to bullous pemphigoid antigens….

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Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood

…the blisters often arising on urticarial plaques. Sometimes lesions are localized, e.g., to the legs. The cause is not known, but the mechanism is thought to be immunologic in response to antibodies to bullous pemphigoid antigens….

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Key Points

…lous pemphigoid is an autoimmune blistering disease characterized by autoantibodies against basement membrane zone proteins. Bullous pemphigoid generally presents in elderly patients as urticarial plaques and tense bullae, with eosinophilic…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…carring (similar to porphyria cutanea tarda). EBA may also present as an inflammatory bullous disorder clinically similar to bullous pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, localized scarring pemphigoid, or linear IgA disease. Diagnosis is confirmed by…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: References

…ects. Autoimmun Rev, 14(5):438-445. Kershenovich R, Hodak E, Mimouni D. (2014) Diagnosis and classification of pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid. Autoimmun Rev, 13(4-5):477-81. Lo Schiavo A, Ruocco E, Brancaccio G, et al. (2013) Bullous pemphigoid:…

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Impetigo: Key Points

…clustering of lesions around facial orifices and/or exposed areas of the body is an important diagnostic clue. The presence of honey-colored crusts or annular erosions with minimal crusting distinguishes impetigo contagiosum from bullous impetigo,…

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Lupus: Key Points

…mal epidermal change Subcutaneous warmth, nodules, and/or atrophy Cheeks, chest, shoulders, hips, buttocks, face Disfiguring Bullous lupus Bullous lesions, often photosensitive Neonatal lupus Violaceous to erythematous scaly plaques, often with…

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