Definition of pemphigoid in English:

pemphigoid

Line breaks: pem¦phig|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛmfɪɡɔɪd
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A skin disease resembling pemphigus, chiefly affecting elderly people: [as modifier]: pemphigoid stomatitis
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  • He has made important contributions in autoantibody-mediated disease in pemphigus and pemphigoid.
  • Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease that typically occurs in older patients.
  • Bullous pemphigoid is a blistering disease that is not pruritic.

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