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What causes pemphigus?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Autoimmune antibody

A glycoprotein the binds skin cells (keratinocytes) together is the reported target of auto-immune antibodies in pemphigus.

In brief: Autoimmune antibody

A glycoprotein the binds skin cells (keratinocytes) together is the reported target of auto-immune antibodies in pemphigus.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Pemphigus

It is an autoimmune disease where your own antibodies attack the dermal and epidermal skin cells and junctions.
http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/pemphigus/pemphigus_ff.asp.

In brief: Pemphigus

It is an autoimmune disease where your own antibodies attack the dermal and epidermal skin cells and junctions.
http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/pemphigus/pemphigus_ff.asp.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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