Vulvar involvement in autoimmune bullous diseases.
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...Expand abstract
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