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Image Number 4917 (Pemphigoid gestationis)

 
Morphology:
Blisters

Diagnosis: Pemphigoid gestationis

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 33

Type:

Description: Tense bullae on erythematous base

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 Pemphigoid gestationis, also known as herpes gestationis, is a rare autoimmune blistering disease associated with pregnancy. It usually occurs during the second or third trimester, but it may be present at any stage of pregnancy or the puerperium. The clinical, histologic, and immunopathological features of pemphigoid gestationis are similar to those of the pemphigoid group of disorders.



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