Cutaneous involvement in localized forms of bullous pemphigoid.

  title={Cutaneous involvement in localized forms of bullous pemphigoid.},
  author={Richard P. Kaplan},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  volume={5 1},
In summary, there is much overlap among the three types of localized cutaneous pemphigoid discussed. They all tend to affect the same age group, in general. They all may remain regional or be associated with a generalized eruption consistent with bullous pemphigoid. These three variants of subepidermal blistering disease also appear to be susceptible to koebnerization. Direct immunofluorescence findings are identical, as well, with linear IgG and C3 at the basement membrane. Indirect… CONTINUE READING