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BACKGROUND Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is an immune-mediated blistering disease, usually characterized immunopathologically by the linear deposition of IgG and C3 along the basement membrane zone (BMZ) of skin. However, positive deposition of C3 but negative staining for IgG on direct immunofluorescence (DIF) studies has been noted in some patients. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND It is common to find older patients who have received thyroid hormone replacement for years without clear-cut documentation of hypothyroidism. The diagnosis of hypothyroidism in older patients presents a difficult problem. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the prevalence of hypothyroidism and the sensitivity of clinical determinants for(More)
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