John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Survey of the epidemiology of autoimmune bullous disorders in Peking Union Medical College Hospital: a 30-year review Volume 27, numéro 3, May-June 2017


Department of Dermatology,
Peking Union Medical College Hospital,
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College,
Beijing 100730,
a Authors contributed equally

Autoimmune bullous diseases (ABDs) are devastating bullous dermatoses of the skin and mucosa that are characterized by the presence of tissue-bound and circulating antibodies directed against specific target antigen components of the desmosomes or hemidesmosomes [1]. Although ABDs occur worldwide, the relative frequencies of these conditions exhibit broad geographical variation. This study aimed to assess the relative frequencies of various ABDs in a patient population obtained from a retrospective [...]