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Differentiating anti-lamina lucida and anti-sublamina densa anti-BMZ antibodies by indirect immunofluorescence on 1.0 M sodium chloride-separated skin.
Sixty-one bullous disease sera containing IgG anti-BMZ antibodies were examined by indirect immunofluorescence on intact skin and skin separated through the lamina lucida by incubation in 1.0 M NaCl.Expand
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Lamellar ichthyosis, dwarfism, mental retardation, and hair shaft abnormalities. A link between the ichthyosis-associated and BIDS syndromes.
There is an expanding list of syndromes that combine ichthyosis with neuroectodermal and mesodermal defects. We present the case of a young woman with the following features: lamellar ichthyosis,Expand
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Scleredema adultorum of Buschke and diabetes mellitus.
Three patients with long-standing, severe, complicated diabetes mellitus developed skin changes of scleredema adultorum of Buschke. The scleredema showed no tendency to resolve. AcidExpand
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The epidermal-dermal junction.
Ultrastructurally, the epidermal-dermal junction is composed of four component areas:(1) the basal cell plasma membrane with its specialized attachment devices or hemidesmosomes, (2) anExpand
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FORMATION AND ORIGIN OF BASAL LAMINA AND ANCHORING FIBRILS IN ADULT HUMAN SKIN
The purpose of this investigation was to study the formation and origin of basal lamina and anchoring fibrils in adult human skin. Epidermis and dermis were separated by "cold trypsinization." ViableExpand
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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita--a pemphigoid-like disease.
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) is an immunologically distinctive disease with characteristic clinical features. These include extreme skin fragility, trauma-induced blisters and erosions, andExpand
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Cutaneous manifestations of disseminated cryptococcosis.
Five patients with disseminated cryptococcosis had lesions on the extremities resembling cellulitis, which evolved into areas of blistering and ulceration in three patients. All had underlyingExpand
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Eczema herpeticum, primary and recurrent.
Two cases of eczema herpeticum are reported. Because of widespread vesicular eruption, high fever, and severe, prolonged disease both were thought to be primary infections. Laboratory examinationExpand
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Pathogenesis of recurrent herpes simplex infections.
  • C. Wheeler
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of investigative dermatology
  • 1 October 1975
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Epidemic cutaneous herpes simplex in wrestlers (herpes gladiatorum).
Infection of the skin with herpes simplex assumes a variety of forms which are classified as either primary or recurrent. 1 Primary infection is the initial infection, whereas recurrent diseaseExpand
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