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Dermatol Clin. 2011 Oct;29(4):681-3. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2011.06.011. Epub 2011 Aug 15.

Prevalence and treatment of pemphigus in Iran.

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Department of Dermatology, Autoimmune Bullous Disease Research Center, Razi Hospital, Tehran University for Medical Sciences, Vahdat Eslami Square, Tehran 11996, Iran. cheyda@davatchi.net

Abstract

Autoimmune bullous diseases are a group of diseases caused by autoantibodies against the dermoepidermal junction and desmosome, cleaving the skin and mucous membrane. The clinical forms and the prevalence seem to be different from one continent to another. The prevalence and treatment of pemphigus in Iran are discussed in this article.

PMID:
21925018
DOI:
10.1016/j.det.2011.06.011
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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