Bullous Pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune vesiculobullous disorder whereby the pathogenesis is caused by autoantibodies to components of the basement membrane of the skin namely BP antigen 180 (type XVII collagen and the most frequent antigenic target) and BP antigen 230 (component of the hemidesmosome).

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