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Pemphigoid



Pemphigoid
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 L12.
ICD-9 694.5
DiseasesDB 9760
MeSH D010391

Pemphigoid is a rare autoimmune blistering skin disease.

Additional recommended knowledge

There are three types:

They are considered connective tissue autoimmune skin diseases. Bullous and Cicatricial pemphigoids usually affect persons who are above age 60.[1][2] Gestational pemphigoid occurs during pregnancy,[3] typically in the second or third trimester, and/or immediately following pregnancy.

References

  1. ^ eMedicine: Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  2. ^ eMedicine: Bullous Pemphigoid
  3. ^ eMedicine: Pemphigoid Gestationis

See also

 
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