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Widespread Vesiculobullous Rash

  • Soner UzunEmail author
  • Aslı Bilgic-Temel
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Abstract

  • Juvenile bullous pemphigoid is characterized by tense blisters that develop on urticarial or normal-appearing skin, while facial and acral involvement is more common in childhood

  • In infants, the lesions are specifically distributed in palms, soles and face

  • Mucosal involvement is frequently observed in juvenile bullous pemphigoid but not during infancy

  • Juvenile bullous pemphigoid is more common in girls, often before the age of 10

  • Specimens for light microscopy studies should be taken from early bullae arising on erythematous skin and placed in formalin solution

Keywords

Bullous pemphigoid Direct immunofluorescence Subepidermal bullae 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and Venereology, School of MedicineAkdeniz UniversityAntalyaTurkey
  2. 2.Seydisehir State Hospital, Dermatology ClinicKonyaTurkey

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