Immunopathological Diagnosis of Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid ( MMP )

  title={Immunopathological Diagnosis of Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid ( MMP )},
  • Published 2016
Background: Mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) is a serious, autoimmune, blistering disorder which primarily involves the mucous membranes and that can result in blindness and other complications as a result of scarring of mucous membranes. The oral cavity and the eye are most frequently involved. Since extension of the lesion into pharynx causes dysphagia and progressive ocular lesions may cause blindness, early and valid diagnosis is very important. Diagnosis of MMP is a problem because… CONTINUE READING