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European Journal of Dermatology


Bullous pemphigoid with IgG autoantibodies to the α3 subunit of laminin 332 associated with psoriasis vulgaris Volume 27, numéro 3, May-June 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Ogaki Municipal Hospital,
Ogaki Gifu, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology,
Gifu University Graduate School of Medicine,
Gifu, Japan
3 Department of Dermatology,
Kurume University School of Medicine,
Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan
4 Kurume University Institute of Cutaneous Cell Biology,
Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan

Autoimmune bullous diseases (AIBDs) are occasionally associated with psoriasis vulgaris; the most prevalent among them is bullous pemphigoid (BP), followed by anti-laminin γ1 (p200) pemphigoid [1]. The association of anti-laminin 332 pemphigoid with psoriasis is very rare, and only one such case has been reported in the literature in a Japanese man [2]. Herein, we report a patient with this association.A 78-year-old Japanese man was referred to our hospital for generalized blistering. He had had [...]