Pemphigoid Gestationis


Gestational Pemphigoid

Gestational Pemphigoids

Gestationi, Pemphigoid

Gestationis, Pemphigoid

Herpes Gestationis

Pemphigoid Gestationi

Pemphigoid, Gestational

Pemphigoids, Gestational

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).