Pemphigus Vulgaris

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    The lecture Pemphigus Vulgaris by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Inflammatory Skin Diseases.

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    1. Desmosomes that anchors two keratinocytes
    2. Epidermis and dermis junction
    3. Tightening of the epidermal cells
    4. Involves stratum corneum layer of epidermis
    5. Hemidesmosomes
    1. Type II
    2. Type I
    3. Type III
    4. Type IV
    5. IgE and IgA mediated
    1. Affects only young population
    2. The bullae of pemphigus vulgaris is more fragile than those of bullous phemphigoid
    3. Intraepidermal acantholysis
    4. IgG causes the destruction of the desmosomes
    5. Oral mucosa is often involved
    1. Tombstone pattern surrounding epidermal cells
    2. Antibodies deposited at the dermal-epidermal junction
    3. Linear eosinophilic deposition
    4. Subepidermal blisters with eosinophil rich infiltrate
    5. Damage to hemidesmosomes

    Author of lecture Pemphigus Vulgaris

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD

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