Maandelijks archief: January 2013

Skin Disease, Autoimmune (Pemphigus) in Dogs

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Pemphigus in Dogs Pemphigus is the general designation for a group of autoimmune skin diseases involving ulceration and crusting of the skin, as well as the formation of fluid-filled sacs and cysts (vesicles), and pus filled lesions (pustules). Some types

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The incidence of internal malignancies in pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid in Japan.

To evaluate the significance of the association of malignancy with autoimmune blistering diseases, we studied the incidence of internal malignancies in pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid based upon 496 cases of pemphigus and 1113 cases of bullous pemphigoid in Japan. Results

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Regulatory T cells in skin lesions and blood of patients with bullous pemphigoid

In BP lesional skin, immunohistochemistry and confocal microscopy were performed for CD4+, CD25+, forkhead/winged helix transcription factor (FOXP3)+, transforming growth factor (TGF)-╬▓+ and interleukin (IL)-10+ cells. In addition, the number of CD4+CD25++FOXP3+ Tregs in peripheral blood was assessed by flow cytometry, and the

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p38MAPK inhibition prevents disease in pemphigus vulgaris mice.

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Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a life-threatening autoimmune blistering skin disease characterized by detachment of keratinocytes (acantholysis). It has been proposed that PV IgG might trigger signaling and that this process may lead to acantholysis. Indeed, Too eczema split chemicals tadalafil

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Sally’s story of remission

I have been in remission now for over 1 year (YES!!!). That is complete remission with no symtpoms and no meds. I was diagnosed in 2004 and rode the roller coaster of varying doses of prednisone coupled with Cellcept at

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A Possible Use of Cholinergic Drugs in Pemphigus Vulgaris

Human epidermis shows a non-neuronal cholinergic system including keratinocyte (kc) acetylcholine (Ach) axis which is composed by enzymes and two families of Ach receptors (muscarinic and nicotinic receptors). The activity of these two receptors can regulate the interkeratinocytes and kcs-extracellular

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