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Vulvar involvement in autoimmune bullous diseases.

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The autoimmune blistering diseases are characterized by involvement of the skin and mucous membranes. On mucosal surfaces, although the initial lesion is often a blister, friction results in erosions. We report on 140 female patients with a variety of blistering diseases examined in the bullous disease clinic. Vulval involvement was found in 5 of 55 adult patients and in 2 of 3 girls with bullous pemphigoid. Sexual abuse was initially suspected in one child. Twenty-six women had cicatricial p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Journal:
The Journal of reproductive medicine
Volume:
38
Issue:
2
Pages:
101-107
Publication date:
1993-02-05
ISSN:
0024-7758
URN:
uuid:8db8d7e0-b4df-47fd-a7db-5b358ad9e456
Source identifiers:
18331
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pubs:18331

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