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Revista Española de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial

On-line version ISSN 2173-9161Print version ISSN 1130-0558


GALA PENAGOS, Esther et al. Blistering autoimmune disease of the oral cavity: pemphigus vulgaris. Case report. Rev Esp Cirug Oral y Maxilofac [online]. 2020, vol.42, n.4, pp.185-188.  Epub Feb 01, 2021. ISSN 2173-9161.

Blistering diseases of the oral cavity are rare and autoimmune disease. Six types of penis are characterized: vulgar, vegetative, immunoglobulin A, foliaceous, erythematous and paraneoplastic. This type of injury can occur at 50 years of age, with a predilection for females.

The initial manifestation occurs in the oral cavity as multiple ulcerations preceded by blisters that rupture and then spread to other mucous membranes and skin, and sometimes at the esophageal level, with odynophagia and dysphagia.

It is fundamental the diagnosis as well as an early treatment of these patients, currently there is a better prognosis and a better evolution in those patients who present a rapid response to treatment with corticosteroids.

Keywords : Oral Pemphigus; pemphigus vulgaris; corticosteroids; rituximab.

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