Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Mar 24;277(3):939-945. Epub 2020 Jan 24.
Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, 52621, Tel Hashomer, Israel.
Introduction: Mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) refers to a heterogeneous group of rare, chronic, inflammatory, mucous membrane-dominated, sub-epithelial blistering diseases that manifest with a varying constellation of oral, ocular, cutaneous, genital, nasopharyngeal, esophageal, and laryngeal lesions. MMP can progress to scarring in affected areas, which may lead to devastating complications including ocular involvement leading to blindness as well as laryngeal involvement leading to airway obstruction.
Materials And Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted for patients that were followed in two tertiary academic centers between 2009 through 2017 for upper aerodigestive tract manifestations of MMP. Read More