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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Initial Evaluation

…lt is obtained. Pemphigus vulgaris Differential diagnosis IgA pemphigus Pemphigus foliaceus Paraneoplastic pemphigus Bullous pemphigoid Hailey-Hailey disease Oral aphthae Herpes simplex gingivostomatitis or Oral herpes zoster Erosive lichen planus…

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Chronic Bullous Disease of Childhood: Overview

…tching in association with linear deposition of IgA at the basement membrane zone. The clinical appearance resembles bullous pemphigoid. It often remits 2-3 years after onset and rarely lasts past age 10. Because this disorder affects children and…

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Bullous Pemphigoid: Treatment

…re also considerations if systemic immunosuppression is not possible. Pitfalls Patients may rarely have drug-induced bullous pemphigoid, and careful evaluation of medication history is essential. Scabies infestation may mimic BP and clinicians…

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Linear IgA Dermatosis: Overview

Overview Linear IgA dermatosis is a bullous disorder that resembles dermatitis herpetiformis or bullous pemphigoid but is distinguished from these disorders by the linear deposition of IgA at the epidermodermal junction and the absence of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Herpes Gestationis

…arial papules and plaques accompanied by vesicles and bullae. Individual lesions are indistinguishable from those of bullous pemphigoid, clinically and histopathologically. Although the cause is not known, the mechanism is thought to be immunologic…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…dies, including those to plakin family components periplakin (190 kD), envoplakin (210 kD), desmoplakin II (210 kD), bullous pemphigoid antigen 1 (230 kD), desmoplakin 1 (250 kD), and plectin (500 kD), among others. The clinical presentation of…

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Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…h decade of life. Childhood DH is rare. DH must be differentiated from other autoimmune blistering diseases, such as bullous pemphigoid, linear IgA dermatosis, pemphigus vulgaris, as well as scabetic or atopic disease. A skin biopsy, especially when…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Bullous pemphigoid

…tibodies against the BP180 component are sufficient to produce a subepidermal blister. Bibliography Bibliography for bullous pemphigoid Boulinguez S, Bedane C, Prost C, et al. Chronic pemphigoid gestationis: comparative clinical and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Cicatricial pemphigoid

…gn mucosal pemphigoid Ocular pemphigus Desquamative gingivitis Essential shrinkage of the conjunctiva Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid Scarring pemphigoid Presentation stereotypical Age and sex Seventh decade mostly, but the range of age is from…