Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

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Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L12.3
ICD-9-CM 694.8
DiseasesDB 4338
eMedicine article/1063083
MeSH D016107
Orphanet 46487

Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita is a chronic subepidermal blistering disease associated with autoimmunity to type VII collagen[1] within anchoring fibril structures that are located at the dermoepidermal junction.[2]:609

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  1. ^ Helen Chapel; Mansel Haeney; Siraj Misbah (2006). Essentials of clinical immunology. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 207–. ISBN 978-1-4051-2761-5. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 978-0-07-138076-8.