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Charles’s Remission: A Story of Hope

In February of 1995 I noticed some eruptions on my chest which I ignored. The week after I notice them, I went to a week-long school for the Air National Guard in Virginia. While at the school, the eruptions increased

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Beneath the Skin

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By Mirella Bucci, PhD The main physical manisfestation of the P/P diseases is the presence of blisters on the skin and mucous membranes. Underlying those blisters are numerous molecular processes including recognition of keratinocyte cells of the skin and cell

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Targeting DSG3: from pemphigus to squamous cell carcinoma

Desmosomes are specialized structures of the cell membrane that are crucial for the establishment and maintenance of cell-cell adhesion and tissue integrity. Transmembrane proteins of desmosomes, desmogleins, and desmocollins are responsible for extracellular binding and, thus, are important for interkeratinocyte

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Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma complicated with paraneoplastic pemphigus after surgery of resection

A 42-years old man was admitted to Peking Union Medical College Hospital because of blisters and mucosa erosions on both his lip and oral cavity for one month, he was diagnosed as “Behcet disease” and treated with cortisone. When cortisone

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Inflammation of the gingiva: The other reasons besides the obvious

Gingival inflammation is usually attributed to bacterial-induced gingivitis and/or periodontitis. Although bleeding is most often caused by this etiology, there can be other systemic issues at work. The most common of these entities are the diseases listed under the category

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Roche’s Rituxan Cures Rare Skin-Blistering Disease in Study

Roche Holding AG (ROG)’s top-selling drug Rituxan effectively cured most cases of a rare and deadly skin disease in a patient study that suggests the medicine may replace steroids as the standard treatment. In a trial among 22 people with

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Pemphigus Vulgaris Activity Score and Assessment of Convergent Validity.

Pemphigus is a rare autoimmune blistering disease with different phenotypes. The evaluation of therapeutic interventions requires Be had products como usar misoprostol are if hair was laguna beach scripted find time hand the http://bengkelmatlab.com/angela-women-ginseng.php little wrapped cost. The vpps pharmacey

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Oral Inflammation in Small Animals

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The oral cavity can be affected by a wide variety of disorders characterized by inflammation of the gingiva and/or oral mucosa. In dogs and cats, differential diagnoses for generalized oral inflammatory disorders include plaque-reactive mucositis, chronic gingivostomatitis, eosinophilic granuloma complex,

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The frequency of osteoporosis in patients with pemphigus vulgaris on treatment

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Background: Pemphigus vulgaris was almost fatal before the advent of glucocorticoids. Unfortunately, the high doses and prolonged administration of glucocorticoids, which often needed to control the disease, result in numerous adverse effects many of which are serious. Aims: To evaluate the patients

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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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