Intended for healthcare professionals

The BAD guidelines for bullous pemphigoid – a summary

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a blistering autoimmune disease that commonly affects the elderly, with a mean age of onset of 80 years. Autoantibodies attack the adhesion complex of the basement membrane zone (BMZ), which connects the epidermis and dermis. The two main autoantigens in the BMZ are BP230 and BP180.
Dermatology in practice 2015; 21(1): 10–11
To continue reading this article, please sign in or register.