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Bullous pemphigoid and multiple sclerosis: more than a coincidence? Report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2663936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In three patients with long-standing multiple sclerosis, bullous pemphigoid developed. The diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid was based on histologic findings, direct and indirect immunofluorescence, and Western blots showing IgG reacting with the 220 to 240 kD bullous pemphigoid antigen in the serum of three patients. Contrary to previous observations, bullous pemphigoid associated with multiple sclerosis was not different from bullous pemphigoid alone. Three similar cases have been reported previously, so the occurrence of bullous pemphigoid in patients with multiple sclerosis may be more than a coincidence.
Authors:
I Masouyé; E Schmied; L Didierjean; Z Abba; J H Saurat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1989 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-22     Completed Date:  1989-08-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cliníque de Dermatologie, Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Blotting, Western
Female
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Multiple Sclerosis / complications*,  pathology
Pemphigoid, Bullous / complications*,  pathology
Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous / complications*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Am Acad Dermatol. 1990 Aug;23(2 Pt 1):329   [PMID:  2212136 ]
J Am Acad Dermatol. 1990 May;22(5 Pt 1):860   [PMID:  2189912 ]

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