Images in clinical medicine | Volume 39, Article 281, 30 Aug 2021 | 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.281.30739

A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

Mayur Wanjari, Deeplata Mendhe

Corresponding author: Mayur Wanjari, Department of Community Health Nursing, Smt Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M) Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Received: 10 Jul 2021 - Accepted: 15 Aug 2021 - Published: 30 Aug 2021

Domain: Dermatology

Keywords: Bullous pemphigoid, diabetic mellitus, photosensitivity

©Mayur Wanjari et al. Pan African Medical Journal (ISSN: 1937-8688). This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution International 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article: Mayur Wanjari et al. A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid. Pan African Medical Journal. 2021;39:281. [doi: 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.281.30739]

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A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

Mayur Wanjari1,&, Deeplata Mendhe1

 

1Department of Community Health Nursing, Smt Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M) Wardha, Maharashtra, India

 

 

&Corresponding author
Mayur Wanjari, Department of Community Health Nursing, Smt Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Sawangi (M) Wardha, Maharashtra, India

 

 

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A 50-year-old female was alright 8 months back when she developed a fluid-filled pea-sized lesion on her arm progressing gradually to the whole body. There is a history of weight loss, itching, burning sensation, fever, joint pain, raw area at trauma prone area, photosensitivity, oral ulcer. The patient's history was a complaint of diabetic mellitus in the past 8 years and the patient was not taking any medication for that and no other history of illness. On skin biopsy from hand taken white tissue piece measuring less than 0.5x0.5x0.2 cm. section from given tissue piece show histopathological feature suggestive of bullous pemphigoid.

 

 

Figure 1: a 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images in clinical medicine

A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

Images in clinical medicine

A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

Images in clinical medicine

A 50-year-old female with bullous pemphigoid

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