Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid: A Case Report

Keywords: Autoimmune Disease, Pemphigoid, Mucous Membrane

Abstract

Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid (MMP) is a vesiculobullous (VB) lesion that affects oral and nasal mucosa, oropharynx, conjunctiva, and genital mucosa. It is considered an autoimmune disease. Autoantibodies are produced due to several external factors or genetic factors. It creates many complications, such as defects in vision, voice alteration (hoarseness), airway obstruction, and dyspareunia. The subepithelial blisters form due to these antibodies. Treatment modalities differ from topical steroids to systemic steroid therapy based on the nature and severity of clinical symptoms.

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Author Biographies

Nidhi Ojha

Ex-PG student, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Modern Dental College, Indore, Currently based in  Athens, Ohio, USA

Om Prakash Yadav

Graduate Student (M.Sc. in Medicine (Community Health), Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, NL, Canada)

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0402.05333
Published: 2020-05-21
How to Cite
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Nidhi Ojha, Om Prakash Yadav. Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid: A Case Report. IHRJ [Internet]. 2020May21 [cited 2021Jul.30];4(2):34-7. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/333