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Vesiculobullous Skin Diseases

  • Robert E. Jordon
  • Thomas T. Provost
Part of the Comprehensive Immunology book series (COMIMUN, volume 7)

Abstract

Pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, herpes gestationis, cicatricial pemphigoid, erythema multiforme, and chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood compose the nonhereditary vesiculobullous skin diseases in man. All of these disease processes have had specific immunopathological findings. In the present chapter, we wish to review the salient observations to date which suggest that the above-mentioned diseases are indeed immunological diseases.

Keywords

Bullous Pemphigoid Erythema Multiforme Dermatitis Herpetiformis Blister Fluid Normal Human Skin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert E. Jordon
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Thomas T. Provost
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Research ServiceVeterans Administration CenterWood (Milwaukee)USA
  2. 2.Dermatology Section, Department of MedicineThe Medical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyState University of New YorkBuffaloUSA

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