Cicatricial pemphigoid

What is Cicatricial pemphigoid?

Cicatricial pemphigoid (CP) refers to a group of rare chronic autoimmune blistering diseases that predominately affects the mucous membranes, including the conjunctiva, and occasionally the skin. Patients with cutaneous involvement present with tense blisters and erosions, often on the head and the neck or at sites of trauma.

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I went to a dr today because the eyelashes on my lower lid seem to be growing straight up and are scraping on my cornea . He tells me it is one of...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Abnormal growth of eyelashes towards cornea or conjunctiva is known as trichiasis. It could be due to some eye infection like trachoma or...

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I've been to the dentist and he said I have benign mucous membrane pemphigoid. The inside of my front lip keeps getting sore. I have found that I...

doctor1 MD

thanks for your question,
the reccurent ulcers on your lip could be because of many reasons most common of which is reccurent aphthous ulcers,...

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I've been to the dentist and he said I have benign mucous membrane pemphigoid. The inside of my front lip keeps getting sore. I have found that I...

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I went to a dr today because the eyelashes on my lower lid seem to be growing straight up and are scraping on my cornea . He tells me it is one of...

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