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Childhood vulval pemphigoid: a clinical and immunopathological study of five patients.

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We describe five girls with vulval pemphigoid: two had bullous pemphigoid confined to the vulva and three had cicatricial pemphigoid. They demonstrate a spectrum of severity from localized disease to extensive vulval scarring necessitating long-term immunosuppressive therapy and surgical correction. The age at onset of their disease ranged between 6 and 13 years. All presented with vulval discomfort and erosions. Three had oral lesions, two perianal and one eye and cutaneous involvement. Two ...

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Journal:
British journal of dermatology More from this journal
Volume:
140
Issue:
2
Pages:
308-312
Publication date:
1999-02-01
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EISSN:
1365-2133
ISSN:
0007-0963
Language:
English
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pubs:28756
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uuid:68988612-0467-44e6-99de-23bfe9f14164
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pubs:28756
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28756
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2012-12-19

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