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What is Benign mucosal pemphigoid?

What is Benign mucosal pemphigoid?

  • Benign mucosal pemphigoid: A rare chronic disease involving blistering and scarring of the mucous membranes especially in the mouth and conjunctiva of the eye.

Benign mucosal pemphigoid is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Benign mucosal pemphigoid, or a subtype of Benign mucosal pemphigoid, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Benign mucosal pemphigoid: Introduction

Types of Benign mucosal pemphigoid:

Broader types of Benign mucosal pemphigoid:

How serious is Benign mucosal pemphigoid?

Complications of Benign mucosal pemphigoid: see complications of Benign mucosal pemphigoid

What causes Benign mucosal pemphigoid?

Causes of Benign mucosal pemphigoid: see causes of Benign mucosal pemphigoid

What are the symptoms of Benign mucosal pemphigoid?

Symptoms of Benign mucosal pemphigoid: see symptoms of Benign mucosal pemphigoid

Complications of Benign mucosal pemphigoid: see complications of Benign mucosal pemphigoid

Onset of Benign mucosal pemphigoid: middle and old age

Can anyone else get Benign mucosal pemphigoid?

More information: see contagiousness of Benign mucosal pemphigoid
Inheritance: see inheritance of Benign mucosal pemphigoid

Benign mucosal pemphigoid: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benign mucosal pemphigoid.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benign mucosal pemphigoid.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benign mucosal pemphigoid: Oral Surgeon, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benign mucosal pemphigoid.
Treatments for Benign mucosal pemphigoid: see treatments for Benign mucosal pemphigoid
Research for Benign mucosal pemphigoid: see research for Benign mucosal pemphigoid

Name and Aliases of Benign mucosal pemphigoid

Main name of condition: Benign mucosal pemphigoid

Other names or spellings for Benign mucosal pemphigoid:

cicatricial pemphigoid, mucous membrane pemphigoid, benign pemphigoid

Benign mucosal pemphigoid: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Benign mucosal pemphigoid:

 

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