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pemphigoid

[′pem·fə‚gȯid]
(medicine)
An autoimmune skin disorder resembling, but histologically and clinically distinct from, pemphigus and characterized by bloody blisters, especially on the trunk and limbs.
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Autoimmune disorders causing dysphagia due to esophageal strictures or extrinsic esophageal compression include Wegener disease, cicatricial pemphigoid, and sarcoidosis, although this occurrence is rare in Wegener disease and cicatricial pemphigoid.
Bullous pemphigoid and cicatricial pemphigoid autoantibodies react with ultrastructurally separable epitopes on the BP180 ectodomain: evidence that BP180 spans the lamina lucida.
Kirtschig G, Marinkovich MP, Burgeson RE, Yancey KB: Anti-basement membrane autoantibodies in patients with anti-epilegrin cicatricial pemphigoid bind the alpha subunit of laminin subunit of laminin 5.
Ahmed AR, Kurgis BS, Rogers RS 3rd: Cicatricial pemphigoid.
Gaspar ZS, Wojnarowska F: Cicatricial pemphigoid with severe laryngeal involvement necessitating tracheostomy (laryngeal cicatricial pemphigoid).
Cicatricial pemphigoid (benign mucosal pemphigoid) is an autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of evanescent vesicles that rupture and become erosions, primarily on the mucous membranes.
Sacher C, Hunzelmann N: Cicatricial pemphigoid (mucous membrane pemphigoid): current and emerging therapeutic approaches.
The common condition was cicatricial pemphigoid, which is a nonspecific skin disease that can affect mucous membranes in the eyes, mouth, vagina, and vulva.
Differential diagnosis of pemphigus vulgaris Clinical diagnoses Mucosal Cutaneous Histologic diagnoses Aphthous stomatitis Bullous drug eruptions Hailey-Hailey disease Erythema multiforme Bullous pemphigoid Darier's disease Bullous lichen planus Drug-induced pemphigus Grover's disease Cicatricial pemphigoid Erythema multiforme Herpetic stomatitis Hailey-Hailey disease Linear immunoglobulin A dermatosis Paraneoplastic pemphigus Pemphigus foliaceus Transient acantholytic dermatosis (Grover's disease) Table 2.
Cicatricial pemphigoid is a vesiculobullous disease of the skin that may be found in the oral cavity.
In the Western world, more often this is due to immune diseases such as the uncommon ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
Cicatricial pemphigoid is a chronic, systemic, autoimmune disease characterized by progressive bullous skin and mucous membrane lesions that tend toward scarring and involution.