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autoimmune bullous diseases

Sunday 5 February 2006

Digital cases

- UI:630 - Bullous pemphigoid

Types

- autoimmune epidermal bullous diseases

  • pemphigus

- autoimmune subepidermal bullous diseases

  • bullous pemphigoid

References

- Verdolini R, Cerio R. Autoimmune subepidermal bullous skin diseases: the impact of recent findings for the dermatopathologist. Virchows Arch. 2003 Aug;443(2):184-93. Epub 2003 Jun 11. PMID: 12802582

- Mutasim DF. Autoimmune bullous dermatoses in the elderly: diagnosis and management. Drugs Aging. 2003;20(9):663-81. PMID: 12831291

- Stanley JR. Autoantibodies against adhesion molecules and structures in blistering skin diseases. J Exp Med. 1995 Jan 1;181(1):1-4. PMID: 7806996