What is Bullous Pemphigoid?
(Symptoms, Causes & Treatment)
Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune skin disorder characterized by large blisters. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, this disorder usually occurs in older persons and is rare in young people. Symptoms come and go. In most patients, the condition goes away within 5 years.
Signs and symptoms:
Some people have no symptoms. Others may have mild redness, itching and irritation. In many cases, they are many blisters, called bullae. Blisters are usually located on the arms, legs, or middle of the body. The blisters may break open and form ulcers or open sores. Some people also develop blisters in the mouth.
Other symptoms may include:
- Rashes that resemble hives
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