Pemphigus foliaceus

Common Name(s)

Pemphigus foliaceus

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International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

The IPPF provides direct access to innovative and effective support that promotes the very best health care, improves quality of life, stimulates community resources, advocates for favorable government policies, accelerates the pace of scientific discovery and is the world’s best source of information on pemphigus and pemphigoid. We are compassionate in understanding, tireless in service, and relentless in advocating. One person at a time, we make a difference, building a community of care and hope.

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Pemphigus foliaceus" for support, advocacy or research.

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International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

The IPPF provides direct access to innovative and effective support that promotes the very best health care, improves quality of life, stimulates community resources, advocates for favorable government policies, accelerates the pace of scientific discovery and is the world’s best source of information on pemphigus and pemphigoid. We are compassionate in understanding, tireless in service, and relentless in advocating. One person at a time, we make a difference, building a community of care and hope.

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Last Updated: 8 Mar 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pemphigus foliaceus" returned 76 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The value of trichoscopy in the differential diagnosis of scalp lesions in pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus.
 

Author(s): Marta Sar-Pomian, Marta Kurzeja, Lidia Rudnicka, Malgorzata Olszewska

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;89(6):1007-12.

 

Trichoscopy is becoming increasingly popular in diagnosing hair and scalp diseases. Scalp involvement in pemphigus is common. The scalp may be the first or only site of clinical manifestation of the disease.

Last Updated: 12 Nov 2014

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Demodicidosis on the arms of a patient with pemphigus foliaceus.
 

Author(s): Bo Ri Kim, Hyun Sun Park, Hyun-Sun Yoon, Soyun Cho

Journal: J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.. 2014 Sep;71(3):e92-3.

 

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2014

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Evaluation of cases of pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus from a reference service in Pará state, Brazil.
 

Author(s): Carla Andréa Avelar Pires, Viviane Brito Viana, Fernando Costa Araújo, Silvia Ferreira Rodrigues Müller, Miguel Saraty de Oliveira, Francisca Regina Oliveira Carneiro

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;89(4):556-61.

 

Pemphigusis a bullous, rare and chronic autoimmune disease. There are two major forms of pemphigus: vulgaris and foliaceus. Epidemiological data and clinical outcome in patients diagnosed in the Brazilian Amazon states are still rare.

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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The terms "Pemphigus foliaceus" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evidence-based treatments for pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigus foliaceus, and bullous pemphigoid: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Sanjay Singh

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;77(4):456-69.

 

Pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita are autoimmune diseases of skin associated with considerable morbidity and sometimes mortality. There is no cure for these diseases.

Last Updated: 5 Jul 2011

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Diagnosis and clinical features of pemphigus foliaceus.
 

Author(s): Kirk A James, Donna A Culton, Luis A Diaz

Journal: Dermatol Clin. 2011 Jul;29(3):405-12, viii.

 

Pemphigus foliaceus is an acquired autoimmune blistering disease in which the body's immune system produces IgG autoantibodies that target the intercellular adhesion glycoprotein desmoglein-1, which is principally expressed in the granular layer of the epidermis, resulting in the ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2011

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Advances in pemphigus and its endemic pemphigus foliaceus (Fogo Selvagem) phenotype: a paradigm of human autoimmunity.
 

Author(s): Donna A Culton, Ye Qian, Ning Li, David Rubenstein, Valeria Aoki, Gunter Hans Filhio, Evandro A Rivitti, Luis A Diaz

Journal: J. Autoimmun.. 2008 Dec;31(4):311-24.

 

Pemphigus encompasses a group of organ specific, antibody mediated autoimmune diseases of the skin characterized by keratinocyte detachment that leads to the development of blisters and erosions, which can become life-threatening. The pathogenic autoantibodies recognize desmogleins, ...

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2008

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