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European Journal of Dermatology

Bullous pemphigoid and systemic sclerosis: an incidental association? Volume 27, issue 4, July-August 2017

IRCCS-AOU San Martino-IST,
section of Dermatology,
University of Genoa,

A 85-year-old woman with a seven-year diagnosis of diffuse but stabilized cutaneous systemic sclerosis (SS), that included gastrointestinal and respiratory involvement, was admitted to the Internal Medicine Department for malaise and severe dehydration. Her drug history included only levetiracetam (500 mg/d) and pantoprazole (20 mg/d) that she was taking for epilepsy and gastritis, respectively. The patient had not followed systemic therapy for her SS for three years.During hospitalization, she [...]