Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid.

  title={Antiepiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid.},
  author={R C-C Hsu and Zelmira Lazarova and Han Gil Lee and Y. C. Loraine Tung and Hak Sun Yu},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={42 5 Pt 1},
Cicatricial pemphigoid is a chronic subepithelial autoimmune blistering disease of mucous membranes and skin. Recently, a subtype of cicatricial pemphigoid with autoantibodies to epiligrin was identified. We describe a Taiwanese patient who presented with ocular, oral, and cutaneous involvement. Direct immunofluorescence showed IgG and C3 deposition in… CONTINUE READING