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Pemphigoid Gestationis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pemphigoid Gestationis
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.570
C17.800.865.700
Unique ID
D006559
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006559
Annotation
check the tags FEMALE and probably PREGNANCY
Scope Note
An itching, autoimmune, bullous SKIN disease that occurs during the last two trimesters of PREGNANCY and PUERPERIUM. It also affects non-pregnant females with tissue of PLACENTA origin, such as CHORIOCARCINOMA; or HYDATIDIFORM MOLE. It exhibits antigenic and clinical similarity to bullous pemphigoid (PEMPHIGOID, BULLOUS). This disease does not involve herpes viruses (old name, herpes gestationis).
Entry Term(s)
Gestational Pemphigoid
Herpes Gestationis
Previous Indexing
Dermatitis Herpetiformis (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see HERPES GESTATIONIS 1991-2005, see SKIN DISEASES, VESICULOBULLOUS 1976-1990
History Note
2006 (1976)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/30
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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