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Presse Med. 2010 Oct;39(10):1049-57. doi: 10.1016/j.lpm.2010.07.001. Epub 2010 Sep 17.

[Cicatricial pemphigoid, mucous membrane pemphigoid].

[Article in French]

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CHU Dupuytren, centre de référence des maladies bulleuses auto-immunes, service de dermatologie, 87042 Limoges, France.

Abstract

Mucous membrane pemphigoid belongs to the family of sub-epidermal bullous diseases and is clinically characterized by mucosal involvement leading to fibrosis and scarring. Cutaneous involvement is unfrequent and oral mucosa and conjunctivas are the most frequently involves mucosa. Treatment relies on anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive drugs. The main goal is the limitation of the fibrosing potential of the autoimmune deposits within various mucous membranes.

PMID:
20850262
DOI:
10.1016/j.lpm.2010.07.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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