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Disease Pemphigoid Gestationis

Name Pemphigoid Gestationis
Synonyms Gestational Pemphigoid | Gestational Pemphigoids | Gestationi, Pemphigoid | Gestationis, Pemphigoid | Herpes Gestationis | Pemphigoid, Gestational | Pemphigoid Gestationi | Pemphigoids, Gestational
Definition An itching, autoimmune, bullous SKIN disease that occurs during the last two trimesters of PREGNANCY and PUERPERIUM. It also affects non-pregnant females with tissue of PLACENTA origin, such as CHORIOCARCINOMA; or HYDATIDIFORM MOLE. It exhibits antigenic and clinical similarity to bullous pemphigoid (PEMPHIGOID, BULLOUS). This disease does not involve herpes viruses (old name, herpes gestationis).
Categories Pregnancy complication | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D006559
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1. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pemphigoid Gestationis
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pemphigoid Gestationis

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