Current concepts of immunofluorescence in oral mucocutaneous diseases

  title={Current concepts of immunofluorescence in oral mucocutaneous diseases},
  author={C. R. Anuradha and Narasimhan Malathi and Shoba Anandan and KT Magesh},
  booktitle={Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology : JOMFP},
AIM To study the immunofluorescence pattern and to assess its reliability as a confirmatory diagnostic test in patients with pemphigus, pemphigoid, lichen planus, and lupus erythematosus and also to assess the disease activity by indirect immunofluorscence (IIF) in patients with pemphigus only. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-six patients were included in the study group, out of which, 6 patients were clinically and histopathologically diagnosed as pemphigus, completely free of active lesions… CONTINUE READING