Mucous membrane pemphigoid in HIV patient: a case report

  title={Mucous membrane pemphigoid in HIV patient: a case report},
  author={Adriana Demath{\'e} and L{\'i}via Trevelin Ar{\^e}de and Glauco Issamu Miyahara},
  journal={Cases Journal},
  pages={345 - 345}
BACKGROUND Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid (MMP) is a rare group of chronic autoimmune disorders characterized by blister producing lesions. It is the variant most likely to occur in the oral cavity and eyes. Few studies shows autoimmune bullous diseases associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). CASE PRESENTATION oral blisters, painful ulcerations and eye symblepharon were observed in a patient with HIV infection. The histopathologic exam showed a subepidermal blister and the overall… CONTINUE READING


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