Synonyms: Duhring-Brocq disease
A chronic autoimmune subepidermal bullous disease characterized by grouped pruritic lesions such as papules urticarial plaques erythema and herpetiform vesiculae with a predominantly symmetrical distribution on extensor surfaces of the elbows (90%) knees (30%) shoulders buttocks sacral region and face of children and adults. Erosions excoriations and hyperpigmentation usually follow. It may also appear as a consequence of gluten intolerance.
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International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation
The mission of the International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF) is to improve the quality of life for all people affected by pemphigus and pemphigoid through early diagnosis and support. Our vision is to find a cure for pemphigus and pemphigoid.
The Fairy Goddess Mother Project Inc.
The Fairy Goddess Mother Project is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit Rare Disease Patient Advocacy Organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the little-known, often misdiagnosed disease Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus (VLS), providing financial assistance to afflicted women in need of treatment, and supporting patients’ efforts to participate in clinical trials.
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The Fairy Goddess Mother Project is dedicated to increasing awareness of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus (VLS), providing financial assistance to women needing treatment, and supporting patient’s efforts to participate in clinical trials.
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