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Bullous Pemphigoid

definition

Chronic blistering disease characterized by the eruption of tense, subepidermal bullae on erythematous or normal skin. Autoantibodies to the epidermal basement membrane zone are found on direct microscopy. The disorder usually affects elderly people, but it may occur occasionally in children.

synonyms

Bullous Pemphigoid

UMLS

Benign pemphigus, NOS, Bullous pemphigoid, Pemphigoid, Pemphigoid NOS, Pemphigoid, Bullous, Pemphigoid, NOS, PEMPHIGUS, BENIGN

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5 images found for this diagnose localisation: upper back, diagnosis: Bullous Pemphigoid localisation: arms, diagnosis: Bullous Pemphigoid localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Bullous Pemphigoid localisation: upper leg, diagnosis: Bullous Pemphigoid localisation: upper leg, diagnosis: Bullous Pemphigoid