Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5749784, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5749784
Case Report

Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid with Tracheal Involvement

1Bay Area Medical Center, University of North Texas, 7121 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, USA
2University of North Texas, 7121 S. Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, USA

Received 28 November 2015; Revised 16 January 2016; Accepted 19 January 2016

Academic Editor: Manel Luján

Copyright © 2016 Arash Minaie and Salim R. Surani. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. K. M. Hardy, H. O. Perry, G. C. Pingree, and T. J. Kirby Jr., “Benign mucous membrane pemphigoid,” Archives of Dermatology, vol. 104, no. 5, pp. 467–475, 1971. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. R. D. Hanson, K. D. Olsen, and R. S. Rogers III, “Upper aerodigestive tract manifestations of cicatricial pemphigoid,” Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 97, no. 5, pp. 493–499, 1988. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. L. S. Chan, K. B. Yancey, C. Hammerberg et al., “Immune-mediated subepithelial blistering diseases of mucous membranes. Pure ocular cicatricial pemphigoid is a unique clinical and immunopathological entity distinct from bullous pemphigoid and other subsets identified by antigenic specificity of autoantibodies,” Archives of Dermatology, vol. 129, no. 4, pp. 448–455, 1993. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. K. Kato, Y. Moriyama, H. Saito, H. Koga, and T. Hashimoto, “A case of mucous membrane pemphigoid involving the trachea and bronchus with autoantibodies to β3 subunit of Laminin-332,” Acta Dermato-Venereologica, vol. 94, no. 2, pp. 237–238, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. C. R. R. de Carvalho, M. B. P. Amato, L. M. M. F. Da Silva, C. S. V. Barbas, R. A. Kairalla, and P. H. N. Saldiva, “Obstructive respiratory failure in cicatricial pemphigoid,” Thorax, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 601–602, 1989. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. T. Yasuda, H. Yoshida, H. Kudo et al., “Tracheal mucosal bulla found on tracheal extubation in a patient with pemphigus vulgaris—a case report,” Masui, vol. 49, pp. 66–68, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  7. V. J. Derbes, H. C. Pitot, and M. E. Chernosky, “Fatal cicatricial mucous membrane pemphigoid of the trachea,” Dermatologia Tropica et Ecologica Geographica, vol. 1, pp. 114–117, 1962. View at Google Scholar
  8. L. S. Chan, A. R. Ahmed, G. J. Anhalt et al., “The first international consensus on mucous membrane pemphigoid: definition, diagnostic criteria, pathogenic factors, medical treatment, and prognostic indicators,” Archives of Dermatology, vol. 138, no. 3, pp. 370–379, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. K. Heelan, S. Walsh, and N. H. Shear, “Treatment of mucous membrane pemphigoid with rituximab,” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 69, no. 2, pp. 310–311, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. Shetty and A. R. Ahmed, “Critical analysis of the use of rituximab in mucous membrane pemphigoid: a review of the literature,” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 499–503, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. Y. He, M. Shimoda, Y. Ono et al., “Persistence of autoreactive IgA-secreting B cells despite multiple immunosuppressive medications including rituximab,” JAMA Dermatology, vol. 151, no. 6, pp. 646–650, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. Q. D. Nguyen and C. S. Foster, “Cicatricial pemphigoid: diagnosis and treatment,” International Ophthalmology Clinics, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 41–60, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus