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Bullous pemphigoid evolving into cicatricial pemphigoid?

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We describe three patients who initially presented with both clinical and immunological findings to support a diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid but whose subsequent course has been that of cicatricial pemphigoid. Mucosal scarring was accompanied by a fall in autoantibody titres in our three patients. These cases illustrate the difficulties clinicians may experience in assigning a specific diagnosis to patients. They also support the concept that bullous pemphigoid and cicatricial pemphigoid are...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clin Exp Dermatol
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
30-33
Publication date:
1997-01-05
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EISSN:
1365-2230
ISSN:
0307-6938
URN:
uuid:0b9abe5f-acae-4c06-bbed-c1fc9118c355
Source identifiers:
25239
Local pid:
pubs:25239

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