Bullous pemphigoid associated with acute glomerulonephritis.

@article{Barnadas1998BullousPA,
  title={Bullous pemphigoid associated with acute glomerulonephritis.},
  author={M. Asunci{\'o}n Barnadas and Carmen Gelp{\'i} and Vicente Rocamora and E Giraud Baro and Jos{\'e} Manuel Garc{\'i}a Ballar{\'i}n and Cristina Torrelles Nadal and Agust{\'i}n Arroyo Bielsa and Juan Manuel Moreno Ar{\'o}stegui and Abdallah Alomar},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={138 5},
  pages={
          867-71
        }
}
We report an 82-year-old man who presented with bullous pemphigoid and who later developed an acute glomerulonephritis with the histopathological and immunofluorescence pattern of a postinfectious glomerulonephritis. Antibodies directed against 230 and 180 kDa bullous pemphigoid antigens were detected in the patient's serum by means of the immunoprecipitation technique. Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant S. aureus were isolated from the patient's skin. We consider that in this… CONTINUE READING
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