Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2016, Article ID 3916750, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3916750
Research Article

Is There a Relation between ABO Blood Groups and Clinical Outcome in Patients with Pemphigoid? A Case-Control Study

1Oral Medicine Department, Dental School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2Skin Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3The International Research Collaborative - Oral Health and Equity, School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
4Skin Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran

Received 29 November 2015; Revised 17 March 2016; Accepted 30 March 2016

Academic Editor: Iris Zalaudek

Copyright © 2016 Sedigheh Bakhtiari et al. 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. B. Neville, L. Damm, S. Allen, and I. N. Bouquet, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, WB Saunders, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 3rd edition, 2016.
  2. M. A. Weinberg and T. E. Abitbol, “Pemphigus vulgaris: gingival involvement: a case report,” Annals of Dentistry, vol. 54, no. 1-2, pp. 8–13, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. W. M. Watkins, “The ABO blood group system: historical background,” Transfusion Medicine, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 243–265, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. G. N. Kolmakova and L. L. Kononova, “The prevalence of ABO blood groups among persons of native nationality in Buryatia,” Sudebno-Meditsinskaia Ekspertiza, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 15–16, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. C. Koregol, M. Raghavendra, S. Nainegali, N. Kalburgi, and S. Varma, “ABO blood groups and Rhesus factor: an exploring link to periodontal diseases,” Indian Journal of Dental Research, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 364–368, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. G. Garratty, “Relationship of blood groups to disease: do blood group antigens have a biological role?” Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, vol. 43, pp. 113–121, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  7. G. Garratty, “Blood groups and disease: a historical perspective,” Transfusion Medicine Reviews, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 291–301, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. A. Tirado-Sánchez and R. M. Ponce-Olivera, “Lack of relationship between blood groups and clinical outcome (body surface area affected) in patients with pemphigus vulgaris,” Indian Journal of Dermatology, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 411–412, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H. Mortazavi, S. Hajian, E. Fadavi, S. Sabour, M. Baharvand, and S. Bakhtiari, “ABO blood groups in oral cancer: a first case-control study in a defined group of Iranian patients,” Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1415–1418, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. L. S. Krain, P. I. Terasaki, V. D. Newcomer, and M. R. Mickey, “Increased frequency of HL-A10 in pemphigus vulgaris,” Archives of Dermatology, vol. 108, no. 6, pp. 803–805, 1973. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. M. Valikhani, S. Kavand, S. Toosi, G. Kavand, and M. Ghiasi, “ABO blood groups, rhesus factor and pemphigus,” Indian Journal of Dermatology, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 176–178, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. D. Sirois, J. E. Leigh, and T. P. Sollecito, “Oral pemphigus vulgaris preceding cutaneous lesions: recognition and diagnosis,” Journal of the American Dental Association, vol. 131, no. 8, pp. 1156–1160, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. Franchini and G. M. Liumbruno, “ABO blood group: old dogma, new perspectives,” Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 1545–1553, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. H. Shahkar, M. K. Fallahzadeh, and M. R. Namazi, “ABO blood groups and pemphigus vulgaris: no relationship,” Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Pannonica et Adriatica, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 49–51, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. A. Tirado-Sánchez and R. M. Ponce-Olivera, “ABO and Rhesus blood groups and their non-existent relationship with pemphigus vulgaris,” Acta Dermatovenerologica Alpina, Pannonica et Adriatica, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 47–48, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. K. Akhtar, G. Mehdi, R. Sherwanj, and L. Ahmad Sofi, “Relationship between various cancers and ABO blood groups—a northern India experience,” Internet Journal of Pathology, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 11–16, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  17. P. J. Grob and T. M. Inderbitzin, “Pemphigus antigen and blood group substances A and B,” Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 285–287, 1967. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  18. B. F. Jaleel and R. Nagarajappa, “Relationship between ABO blood groups and oral cancer,” Indian Journal of Dental Research, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 7–10, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. M. R. Jalali Nadoushan, M. Hashemi, and N. Valaei, “Role of ABO blood groups as prognostic factors in primary breast cancer,” Journal of Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, vol. 10, pp. 17–21, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  20. S. Sharif, N. Anwar, T. Farasat, and S. Naz, “ABO blood group frequency in ischemic heart disease patients in Pakistani population,” Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 593–595, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. S. Vahabi and M. Aslani, “Relationship between periodontal diseases and ABO blood groups and Rh system in pregnant women,” Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, vol. 15, no. 42, pp. 7–12, 2013. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. S. M. Kashfi, A. Khani Jeihooni, R. Afshariani, H. R. Tabatabaei, and M. Yazdankhah, “Frequency distribution of blood groups in diabetic patients and non diabetic patients in Shiraz Nader Kazemi clinic and the relationship between blood groups and diabetes (2010-2011),” Journal of Fasa University of Medical Sciences, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 297–302, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  23. L. Altobella, “Observations on the relationship between blood groups and various dermatoses,” Archivio Italiano di Dermatologia, Venereologia, e Sessuologia, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 319–326, 1969. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. M. Shahidi-Dadras and A. Golfeshan, “Evaluation of Lewis blood group antigens and secretor status in pemphigus vulgaris,” Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 16–20, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. T. H. Xuan, A. M. Bron, H. Robin, P. d'Athis, and J. Bara, “Blood group related antigens in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid,” British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 88, no. 10, pp. 1247–1251, 2004. View at Google Scholar