Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is chronic pruritic blistering disorder found mainly in aged persons, characterized by the development of tense blisters over an erythematous or urticarial base. IgG antibasement membrane zone antibodies are found in the serum of patients, and linear IgG and C3 sediment is found on the basement membrane zone of the lesion. Several well characterized variants exist including localized, mucous membrane predominant and pemphigoid gestationis, also referred to as herpes gestationis.
No special preparation is needed for Bullous Pemphigoid - 180 Immunoassay Blood Serum. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Bullous Pemphigoid - 180 Immunoassay Blood Serum. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
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