Immunopathogenic Oral Diseases: An Overview Focusing on Pemphigus Vulgaris and Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid.
Oral Health Prev Dent 2017 Mar 20. Epub 2017 Mar 20.
Pemphigus vulgaris, mucosal pemphigoid (mucous membrane pemphigoid), lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus and erythema multiforme are a group of immune-mediated mucocutaneous disorders characterised clinically by the formation of blisters, erosions or ulcers. The oral mucosa is often affected, and sometimes the disease is limited to the mouth. The target antigens, autoreactive immune responses, microscopic features, treatment and prognosis vary from one disease to the other. Read More