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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

…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

…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

…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

…or extend to the extremities as well. Oral involvement is uncommon, with 10-25% of patients having oral erosions due to BP. Cicatricial pemphigoid, or “scarring” pemphigoid, may present without tense blisters, more frequently involving the head and…

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Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita: Overview

…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 special…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: References

…ssociations and management guidelines: facts and controversies. Clin Dermatol, 31(4):400-412. Schmidt E, Zillikens D. (2013) Pemphigoid diseases. Lancet, 381(9863):320-332. Shetty S, Ahmed AR. (2013) Treatment of bullous pemphigoid with rituximab:…

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Cicatricial Pemphigoid: Overview

…junctival scarring and to control the symptoms or the nutritional problems caused by mucous membrane lesions. Unfortunately, cicatricial pemphigoid is difficult to treat, and blindness may not always be avoided. Treatment First Steps For oral…

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Prurigo Nodularis: Overview

…hic pruritus 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…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Clinical Case

…mbrane with epidermal spongiosis adjacent to a subepidermal blister filled with eosinophils; this is consistent with bullous pemphigoid The immunofluorescence studies show IgG and C3 at the dermal/epidermal junction consistent with bullous…

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