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Article
June 1969

Oral Lesions in Bullous Pemphigoid

Author Affiliations

Boston; Springfield, Mass

From the Department of Oral Pathology, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Drs. Shklar and Meyer), and the Department of Dermatology, Springfield Hospital (Dr. Zacarian, Director).

Arch Dermatol. 1969;99(6):663-670. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610240021003
Abstract

An important aspect of the oral involvement in bullous pemphigoid is the presence of a desquamative gingivitis. The histopathology of oral lesions in bullous pemphigoid is similar to that of the skin lesions. Oral biopsy is suggested as a simple diagnostic test. Bullous pemphigoid and mucous membrane pemphigoid are suggested as variants of a single entity.

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