Arquivos Diários: May 8, 2013

Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Anti-Laminin 332 Autoantibodies Detected by a Novel Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay in Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

IMPORTANCE A rare variant of mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) is characterized by circulating anti-laminin 332 (Lam332) autoantibodies and seems to be associated with concurrent malignant neoplasms. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and clinical significance of anti-Lam332 autoantibody detection from a large

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Desmosomal adhesion and pemphigus vulgaris: the first half of the story

Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a paradigm of autoimmune disease affecting intercellular adhesion. The mechanisms that lead to cell–cell detachment (acantholysis) have crucial therapeutic implications and are currently undergoing major scrutiny. The first part of this review focuses on the classical

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