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Childhood bullous pemphigoid--report of a case with dermal fluorescence on salt-split skin.

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Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an acquired bullous disorder which predominantly affects the elderly. It is rare in children, and may be clinically indistinguishable from other immunobullous disorders. As routine histology may be non-specific, a definitive diagnosis of childhood BP usually depends on the results of direct and indirect immunofluorescence investigations. We report a 5-year-old girl who developed bullous pemphigoid, associated with atypical immunofluorescence findings. Indirect immun...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
The British journal of dermatology
Volume:
133
Issue:
4
Pages:
615-618
Publication date:
1995-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-2133
ISSN:
0007-0963
URN:
uuid:39784884-5168-46e4-bb65-9662f61af73d
Source identifiers:
10731
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pubs:10731

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