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Vesicobullous Dermatoses

  • Alberto Rosenblatt
  • Homero Gustavo de Campos Guidi
  • Walter BeldaJr.
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Abstract

Vesicular and bullous lesions may occur isolated to the male genital region or be part of a diffuse involvement of mucocutaneous areas of the body. Therefore, these conditions must be approached systematically with a thorough physical examination and a detailed clinical history so that serious disorders that course with vesicobullous skin lesions can be excluded. Direct and indirect immunofluorescence methods may be a helpful tool for lesions that do not have an obvious diagnosis. In this chapter, vesicular and bullous lesions that may affect the male genitalia are discussed.

Keywords

Celiac Disease Bullous Pemphigoid Dermatitis Herpetiformis Basement Membrane Zone Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Rosenblatt
    • 1
  • Homero Gustavo de Campos Guidi
    • 2
  • Walter BeldaJr.
    • 3
  1. 1.Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital (HIAE)São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.University of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity of São Paulo Medical SchoolSão PauloBrazil

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