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Original Contribution
July 1973

Cicatricial PemphigoidImmunofluorescence Investigations

Author Affiliations

Buffalo, NY; Vienna
From the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (Dr. Holubar), and the Department of Dermatology (1st), University of Vienna, Vienna (Drs. Hönigsmann and Wolff). Dr. Holubar is now at the University of Vienna.

Arch Dermatol. 1973;108(1):50-52. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620220022005

Five cases of cicatricial pemphigoid with skin and mucosal involvement are reported. Immunofluorescence studies revealed deposits of immunoglobulin at the dermoepidermal junction of skin from scarring areas. No circulating anti-basement membrane antibodies could be detected.