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European Journal of Dermatology


Bullous pemphigoid in a mother (DQB1*03:01:01) and daughter (DRB1*11:01) receiving antidiabetic drugs Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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Department of Dermatology, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahimachi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune subepidermal blistering disease. Although the onset and course of BP depends on various interactions between predisposing and inducing factors [1], susceptibility to pemphigoid diseases, BP and mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) linked to specific HLA genes has been reported [2]. Nevertheless, reports on familial cases of BP, suggesting genetically restricted pathogenicity, are rare.Patient 1 was an 82-year-old Japanese woman, referred to us with an eight-month [...]