The association of bullous pemphigoid with cerebrovascular disease and dementia: a case-control study.

@article{Taghipour2010TheAO,
  title={The association of bullous pemphigoid with cerebrovascular disease and dementia: a case-control study.},
  author={Kathy Taghipour and Ching-Chi Chi and Angela Vincent and Richard W. Groves and Vanessa V Venning and Fenella T. Wojnarowska},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={146 11},
  pages={1251-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between bullous pemphigoid (BP) and neurologic disease. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Tertiary care center for immunobullous diseases and skin tumor clinics at a university hospital in Oxford, England. PARTICIPANTS Ninety consecutive patients with BP and 141 controls. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Age-adjusted prevalence of neurologic disease in patients and controls. Time interval between the diagnosis of neurologic disease and BP and type of… CONTINUE READING