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Neonatal pemphigus vulgaris in an infant born to a mother with pemphigus vulgaris in remission.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16650218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neonatal pemphigus vulgaris is a rare autoimmune disease that is caused by transplacental passage of pemphigus vulgaris autoantibodies. The association of maternal pemphigus vulgaris with neonatal disease pemphigus vulgaris has been only rarely reported. We describe an infant with pemphigus vulgaris born to a mother whose disease was in remission.
Samy Fenniche; Rym Benmously; Hayet Marrak; Asma Dhaoui; Feiza Ben Ammar; Insaf Mokhtar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0736-8046     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-02     Completed Date:  2006-10-13     Revised Date:  2009-03-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dermatology Department, Habib Thameur Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Infant, Newborn
Pemphigus / congenital*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Prednisone / therapeutic use
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