ocular cicatricial pemphigoid


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oc·u·lar cic·a·tri·cial pem·phi·goid

[MIM*164185]
a chronic disease that produces adhesions and progressive cicatrization and shrinkage of the conjunctival, oral, and vaginal mucous membranes.

oc·u·lar cic·a·tri·cial pem·phi·goid

(ok'yū-lăr sik'ă-trish'ăl pem'fi-goyd)
A chronic disease that produces adhesions and progressive cicatrization and shrinkage of the conjunctival, oral, and vaginal mucous membranes.

be·nign mu·cous mem·brane pem·phi·goid

(bĕ-nin myūkŭs membrān pemfi-goyd)
Blistering disease chiefly involving the subepidermal mucous membranes of mouth and eye (ocular pemphigus); usually chronic, benign, and typically bilateral. Scarring can occur and may lead to progressive shrinkage and tightening of the affected mucous membranes and connective tissues.
Synonym(s): cicatricial pemphigoid, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
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Treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid with sulfasalazine].
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Subconjunctival mitomycin C for the treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.