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European Journal of Dermatology

A case of bullous pemphigoid presenting with severe oedema of the hands during recurrence Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017

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Auteurs
Department of Dermatology,
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine,
Sapporo,
Japan

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a common autoimmune bullous disease which is mainly caused by autoantibodies to the 180-kDa bullous pemphigoid antigen (BP180) [1]. BP is characterized by generalized bullous lesions and itchy oedematous erythemas, although some localized forms have been reported [2]. Herein, we report a case of BP presenting with an unusual feature of severe oedema of the hands during recurrence.A 69-year-old Japanese man presented with itchy erythemas and tense blisters on the trunk, [...]