Pemphigus Vulgaris Confined to the Gingiva: A Case Report

  title={Pemphigus Vulgaris Confined to the Gingiva: A Case Report},
  author={Mitsuhiro Ohta and Seiko Osawa and Hiroyasu Endo and Kayo Kuyama and Hirotsugu Yamamoto and Takanori Ito},
  booktitle={International journal of dentistry},
Pemphigus Vulgaris (PV) is an autoimmune intraepithelial blistering disease involving the skin and mucous membranes. Oral mucosa is frequently affected in patients with PV, and oral lesions may be the first sign of the disease in majority of patients. In some patients, oral lesions may also be followed by skin involvement. Therefore, timely recognition and therapy of oral lesions is critical as it may prevent skin involvement. Early oral lesions of PV are, however, often regarded as difficult… CONTINUE READING
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