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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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Rogers III, "Upper aerodigestive tract manifestations of cicatricial pemphigoid," Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol.
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.
Immunopathological diagnosis of cicatricial pemphigoid with desquamative gingivitis.
Bullous pemphigoid and cicatricial pemphigoid autoantibodies react with ultrastructurally separable epitopes on the BP180 ectodomain: evidence that BP180 spans the lamina lucida.
Lower on the list are other noninfectious causes of these symptoms, including lichen sclerosus, lupus erythematosus, cicatricial pemphigoid, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, graft-versus-host disease, pemphigus of the mouth and skin, and a local drug reaction such as contact dermatitis.
Gingival manifestations of childhood cicatricial pemphigoid.
1, Medicare will start covering IVIg treatments for certain mucocutaneous blistering diseases, including pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus foliaceus, bullous pemphigoid, cicatricial pemphigoid, and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.
The procedure, performed at the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, offers new hope to patients whose sight has been impaired by chemical burns, severe microbial infections, Stevens Johnson syndrome, or ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
Barium studies in esophageal cicatricial pemphigoid.
As a result, activation and differentiation of inflammatory cells such as T lymphocytes, eosinophils or neutrophils are suppressed, which may explain why tacrolimus was also effective in subjects with cicatricial pemphigoid.
ABH has to be differentiated from blood dyscrasias (thrombocytopenia, von Willebrand's disease, other coagulopathies and leukemia), immunobullous disorders (bullous pemphigoid, linear IgA disease, cicatricial pemphigoid, and dermatitis herpetiformis), angiomatoid lesions in Osler-Rendu-Weber syndrome.
The pemphigoid-group diseases consist of bullous pemphigoid, childhood bullous pemphigoid, localised bullous pemphigoid, drug-induced pemphigoid, anti p200 pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationes, pemphigoid nodularis, and cicatricial pemphigoid.