Bullous pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid

Last Reviewed : 12/24/2020
Bullous pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid is an acute or chronic autoimmune skin disease, involving the formation of blisters, more appropriately known as bullae, at the space between the skin layers epidermis and dermis. It is classified as a type II hypersensitivity reaction, with the formation of anti-hemi desmosome antibodies.


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Basic information:

http://www.healthline.com/health/bullous-pemphigoid health line pemphigoid

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000883.htm medline plus bullous pemphigoid

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bullous-pemphigoid/home/ovc-20157298 mayo clinic bullous pemphigoid

http://www.aocd.org/?page=bullouspemphigoid american osteopathic college of dermatology bullous pemphigoid

http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/dermatologic-disorders/bullous-diseases/bullous-pemphigoid merck manuals (professional version) bullous pemphigoid

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/bullous-pemphigoid/pages/bullous-pemphigoid.aspx nhs uk bullous pemphigoid

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic-bullous-pemphigoid cleveland clinic bullous pemphigoid

http://www.news-medical.net/health/bullous-pemphigoid.aspx news medical bullous pemphigoid

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/bullous-pemphigoid web md bullous pemphigoid

http://umm.edu/health/medical/ency/articles/bullous-pemphigoid university of maryland medical center bullous pemphigoid


Advanced information:

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1062391-overview medscape bullous pemphigoid

http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/bullous-pemphigoid/ derm net new zealand bullous pemphigoid

http://www.medicinenet.com/bullous_pemphigoid/article.htm medicine net bullous pemphigoid

http://patient.info/in/health/bullous-pemphigoid-leaflet patient bullous pemphigoid

http://missinglink.ucsf.edu/lm/dermatologyglossary/bullous_pemphigoid.html bullous pemphigoid

http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/bullous-pemphigoid/ national organisation of rare diseases bullous pemphigoid

http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skinnontumorbullouspemphigoid.html pathology outlines bullous pemphigoid

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2002/0501/p1861.html autoimmune bullous dermatoses: a review kelly m. Bickle, m.d., university of south florida, tampa, florida tom r. Roark, m.d., and sylvia hsu, m.d., baylor college of medicine, houston, texas am fam physician. 2002 may 1;65(9):1861-1871.

http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/dermatology/blistering-diseases/ cleveland clinic blistering diseases

https://www.derm101.com/therapeutic/bullous-pemphigoid/ derm 101 bullous pemphigoid

http://www.dovemed.com/diseases-conditions/bullous-pemphigoid/ dove med bullous pemphigoid

http://www.histopathology-india.net/bupem.htm histopathology india pathology of bullous pemphigoid

https://www.guideline.gov/summaries/summary/39218 british association of dermatologists' guidelines for the management of bullous pemphigoid 2012.

https://online.epocrates.com/diseases/45324/bullous-pemphigoid/etiology epocrates bullous pemphigoid



Zeng r, chen h, jiang y, li m. Bullous pemphigoid after femur fracture surgery: a mere coincidence?. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2016 sep 20];80:195. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2014/80/2/195/129438

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jir/2012/854795/ aikaterini patsatsi, aikaterini kyriakou, aikaterini pavlitou-tsiontsi, anastasia giannakou, and dimitrios sotiriadis, “association of autoantibodies to bp180 with disease activity in greek patients with bullous pemphigoid,” clinical and developmental immunology, vol. 2012, article id 854795, 4 pages, 2012. Doi:10.1155/2012/854795

http://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=pmc3728143&blobtype=pdf : tukaj s, kleszczyn´ski k, vafia k, groth s, meyersburg d, et al. (2013) aberrant expression and secretion of heat shock protein 90 in patients with bullous

Pemphigoid. Plos one 8(7): e70496. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070496

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ad/2012/189096/ michael p. Pender, “cd8+ t-cell deficiency, epstein-barr virus infection, vitamin d deficiency, and steps to autoimmunity: a unifying hypothesis,” autoimmune diseases, vol. 2012, article id 189096, 16 pages, 2012. Doi:10.1155/2012/189096

http://www.jemds.com/data_pdf/3_dhanyasree%20%20s%20afsagu%20%282%29.pdf s. Dhanyasree, ajaykumar, chenna subhashini, p. Anila sunandhini, v. Srilakshmi. “coexistence of psoriasis with bullous pemphigoid: a case report”. Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2015; vol. 4, issue 69, august 27; page: 12092-12096, doi: 10.14260/jemds/2015/1743

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mi/2014/936545/ agnieszka zebrowska, malgorzata wagrowska-danilewicz, marian danilewicz, et al., “mediators of mast cells in bullous pemphigoid and dermatitis herpetiformis,” mediators of inflammation, vol. 2014, article id 936545, 10 pages, 2014. Doi:10.1155/2014/936545

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criot/2015/631098/ c. M. Lee, h. K. Leadbetter, and j. M. Fishman, “a case of oropharyngeal bullous pemphigoid presenting with haemoptysis,” case reports in otolaryngology, vol. 2015, article id 631098, 4 pages, 2015. Doi:10.1155/2015/631098

Sharma pk, rath n, sharma sk, gautham rk, kar hk. Eosinophilic leukemoid reaction in a case of bullous pemphigoid. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2002 [cited 2016 sep 20];68:359-60. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2002/68/6/359/11194

Das r, sarkar s, besra m. Bullous disorders as a manifestation of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome: a series of three cases. Indian j sex transm dis [serial online] 2013 [cited 2016 sep 20];34:126-8. Available from: http://www.ijstd.org/text.asp?2013/34/2/126/120552

Kumaresan m, srinivas c r. Perifollicular pigmentation in bullous pemphigoid: a diagnostic sign. Indian dermatol online j [serial online] 2011 [cited 2016 sep 20];2:36-7. Available from: http://www.idoj.in/text.asp?2011/2/1/36/79862

Kumar g r, reddy m k, premanand r. Vesicular and bullous eruptions in tropical (filarial) eosinophilia. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 1995 [cited 2016 sep 20];61:305-7. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?1995/61/5/305/4250

Satyapal s, amladi s, jerajani h r. Evaluation of salt split technique of immunofluorescence in bullous pemphigoid. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2002 [cited 2016 sep 20];68:330-3. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2002/68/6/330/11180

Venugopal v, gnanaraj p, fernandes s d, narasimhan m, karthikeyan s, rahul s. Squamous cell carcinoma of penis with bullous pemphigoid masquerading as lymphogranuloma venereum. Indian j sex transm dis [serial online] 2013 [cited 2016 sep 20];34:41-3. Available from: http://www.ijstd.org/text.asp?2013/34/1/41/112938

Khandpur s, verma p. Bullous pemphigoid. Indian j dermatol venereol leprol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2016 sep 22];77:450-5. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2011/77/4/450/82398

https://ojrd.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13023-014-0185-6 bullous pemphigoid in infants: characteristics, diagnosis and treatment by agnes schwieger-briel et al., orphanet journal of rare diseases20149:185 doi: 10.1186/s13023-014-0185-6


other helpful resources(support groups):

http://www.pemphigus.org/living-with-pemphigus-pemphigoid/understanding-pemphigus-pemphigoid/ inter national pemphigus pemphigoid foundation


Related videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tiz_jfxvvm bullous pemphigoid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toipofxsrta bullous pemphigoid - medical powerpoint presentation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pplllcah47c bullous pemphigoid symptoms and treatments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfavtbacy1m back blisters! Bullous pemphigoid discussion; treatment, medical causes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x6r_dey9pe bullous and blistering diseases


Presentations/quiz/newspaper articles:

http://globalnews.ca/news/1263454/explaining-jim-flahertys-skin-condition-bullous-pemphigoid/ global news explaining jim flaherty’s skin condition, bullous pemphigoid

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/bullous-pemphigoid-how-it-affects-the-body-1.2605978 cbc news bullous pemphigoid: how it affects the body

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