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pemphigoid

 [pem´f…………ĭ-goid]
1. resembling pemphigus.
2. any of a group of skin disorders similar to but clearly distinguishable from pemphigus.
benign mucosal pemphigoid a chronic bullous disease of elderly persons, involving primarily the mucous membranes, particularly the conjunctiva and oral mucosa, with scarring.
bullous pemphigoid a usually mild, relatively benign, self-limited blistering skin disease, predominantly affecting elderly persons. IgE antibodies are found at the basement membrane.
localized chronic pemphigoid a form in which bulla formation is confined for many years to a circumscribed region, with scarring but without affecting the mucous membranes.

pem·phi·goid

(pem'fi-goyd),
1. Resembling pemphigus.
2. A disease resembling pemphigus but significantly distinguishable histologically (nonacantholytic) and clinically (generally benign course).
[G. pemphix, blister, + eidos, resemblance]

pemphigoid

/pem·phi·goid/ (pem´fĭ-goid)
1. resembling pemphigus.
2. any of a group of dermatological syndromes similar to but clearly distinguishable from the pemphigus group.

pemphigoid

[pem′figoid]
Etymology: Gk, pemphix, bubble, eidos, form
a bullous disease resembling pemphigus, distinguished by thicker-walled bullae arising from erythematous macules or urticarial bases. Oral lesions are uncommon. It may rarely be associated with an internal malignancy. Spontaneous remission occasionally occurs after several years. Treatment usually includes oral corticosteroids. Compare pemphigus.

pemphigoid

adjective Referring to pemphigus.

noun Any of a number of conditions that simulate bullous pemphigoid.

pemphigoid

adjective Referring to pemphigus noun A condition that simulates bullous pemphigoid. See Bullous pemphigoid, Juvenile pemphigoid.

pem·phi·goid

(pem'fi-goyd)
1. Resembling pemphigus.
2. A disease resembling pemphigus but significantly distinguishable histologically (nonacantholytic) and clinically (generally benign course).
[G. pemphix, blister, + eidos, resemblance]

pemphigoid

A rare, persistent, autoimmune skin disease featuring large blisters that are sometimes intensely itchy. Compare PEMPHIGUS. Treatment is with corticosteroid or immunosuppressant drugs.

pem·phi·goid

(pem'fi-goyd)
1. Resembling pemphigus.
2. A disease resembling pemphigus but significantly distinguishable histologically and clinically.
[G. pemphix, blister, + eidos, resemblance]

pemphigoid

1. resembling pemphigus.
2. a group of skin disorders similar to but clearly distinguishable from pemphigus.

bullous pemphigoid
an autoimmune disease of skin and oral mucosa with vesicles, bullae and ulcerations; occurs rarely in dogs and humans.
cicatricial pemphigoid
a form that involves the oral and ocular mucosa.
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Burkhart and Rees are both members of the IPPF Dental Advisory Council, providing feedback to the IPPF Awareness Program, which aims to reduce pemphigus and pemphigoid diagnostic delays.
Topical agents such as tetracycline, niacinamide, and topical steroids are more useful in pemphigoid than for pemphigus, because pemphigoid involves local immune factors that the agents can target, while pemphigus can be driven by antibodies alone, which are not as responsive to these treatments.
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In a study by Raveendra L, [8] Bullous pemphigoid was found in 3 patients (1.
Immunodiagnosis of pemphigus and mucous membrane pemphigoid.
Pemphigoid gestationis is one of the two dermatoses of pregnancy that can have adverse effects on the fetus.
Pemphigoid Gestationis (PG): (Syn: Herpes Gestationis or HG, Gestational Pemphogoid, Dermatitis Herpetiformis of Pregnancy)
This paper aims to increase the awareness of tracheal involvement due to mucous membrane pemphigoid and its management.
Q I am a 73-year-old woman who has just been diagnosed with something called bullous pemphigoid.
In case of infants and children conditions including infantile acropustulosis, syphilis, seborrheic dermatitis, linear IgA bullous dermatosis, herpes gestationis, folliculitis and vesicular pemphigoid may need to be considered in the differential diagnosis of scabies21,22.
The dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitors are the newer drugs linked to the most potentially serious side effects, namely, drug-induced bullous pemphigoid and angioedema.
The dipeptidyl peptidase--4 inhibitors are linked to the most potentially serious side effects--drug-induced bullous pemphigoid and angioedema.