Pemphigus foliaceus

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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 73 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Autoimmune reactivity against precursor form of desmoglein 1 in healthy Tunisians in the area of endemic pemphigus foliaceus.
 

Author(s): Amina Toumi, Marwah Adly Saleh, Jun Yamagami, Olfa Abida, Maryem Kallel, Abderrahmen Masmoudi, Sondes Makni, Hamida Turki, Takahisa Hachiya, Keiko Kuroda, John R Stanley, Hatem Masmoudi, Masayuki Amagai

Journal: J. Dermatol. Sci.. 2013 Apr;70(1):19-25.

 

Desmoglein 1 (Dsg1), the pemphigus foliaceus (PF) antigen, is produced as a precursor (preDsg1) and is transported to the cell surface as the mature form (matDsg1). Recent studies show that B cells from North American individuals without pemphigus can potentially produce anti-preDsg1 ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2013

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Endemic pemphigus foliaceus: towards understanding autoimmune mechanisms of disease development.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Di Zenzo, Giovanna Zambruno, Luca Borradori

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2012 Nov;132(11):2499-502.

 

Fogo selvagem is an endemic form of pemphigus foliaceus (EPF) found in Brazil. Environmental and genetic factors are thought to contribute to the disease, which is associated with pathogenic IgG4 autoantibodies against the desmosomal cadherin desmoglein 1. In this issue, as an additional ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2012

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Clearance efficacy of autoantibodies in double filtration plasmapheresis for pemphigus foliaceus.
 

Author(s): Akira Kasuya, Mutsumi Moriki, Kazuki Tatsuno, Satoshi Hirakawa, Yoshiki Tokura

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2013 Mar;93(2):181-2.

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2013

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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. Aims: To summarize evidence-based treatments for these diseases by performing a systematic review.

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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