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Associations between bullous pemphigoid and primary malignant cancers: An English national record linkage study, 1999-2011

Abstract:

We conducted a nationwide record-linked study using all English NHS hospital admission data and mortality statistics from 1999 to 2011 to evaluate the risk of concurrent or subsequent bullous pemphigoid (BP) in a cohort of 2,873,720 individuals with malignant cancers, when compared with a reference cohort. We calculated standardised rate ratios (RRs) based on person-years at risk, comparing the observed and expected numbers of BP cases in the cancer cohort with those in the reference cohort. ...

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10.1007/s00403-013-1399-5

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Journal:
Archives of Dermatological Research
Volume:
306
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-80
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-069X
ISSN:
0340-3696
URN:
uuid:54261324-86e2-4818-8b9c-a3bcdd16228d
Source identifiers:
447360
Local pid:
pubs:447360

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