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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

…sicles and bullae, 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

…sicles and bullae, 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

…sicles and bullae, 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

…sicles and bullae, 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

…sicles and bullae, 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: Overview

Overview Bullous pemphigoid is usually a self-limited inflammatory subepidermal blistering disorder of the elderly, in which circulating auto antibodies to epitopes in the basement membrane zone bind to this region and initiate a cascade of inflamma…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…hyria 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 special immunofluorescent…

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Lupus: Key Points

…discoid lupus, subacute cutaneous lupus, lupus profundus, and bullous lupus. Subcutaneous lupus may be drug-induced in etiology. Introduction Clinically, the cutaneous presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may have specific or non-specif…

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Impetigo: Key Points

…crusting is the typical morphology for impetigo contagiosum; bullous lesions, erosions, scale, or crust occur in bullous impetigo. An important consideration in the treatment of impetigo is the rising incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcu…

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Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…us due to nerve impingement (brachioradial pruritus). Rarely, bullous pemphigoid may present as prurigo nodularis (pemphigoid nodularis). In some persons, no underlying condition is found. Prurigo nodularis is often very difficult to manage. Treatmen…

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