- Khalaf Kridin
Immunol Res 2017 Nov 21. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
Department of Dermatology, Rambam Health Care Campus, POB 9602, 31096, Haifa, Israel.
Subepidermal autoimmune bullous diseases of the skin and mucosae comprise a large group of chronic diseases, including bullous pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationis, mucous membrane pemphigoid, linear IgA bullous dermatosis, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, and anti-p200 pemphigoid. These diseases are characterized by an antibody response toward structural components of the basement membrane zone, resulting in subepidermal blistering. The epidemiological features of these diseases vary substantially in different regions of the world. Read More