SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.90 issue4Deep brain stimulation in primary dystonia: first pediatric surgery carried out in Uruguay author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Related links

Share


Archivos de Pediatría del Uruguay

Print version ISSN 0004-0584On-line version ISSN 1688-1249

Abstract

CAILLABET, Ana; GONZALEZ, Catherin; LUCAS, Leandro  and  POSE, Guillermo. Case report of neonatal pemphigus vulgaris. Arch. Pediatr. Urug. [online]. 2019, vol.90, n.4, pp.227-229.  Epub Aug 01, 2019. ISSN 0004-0584.  http://dx.doi.org/10.31134/ap.90.4.7.

Pemphigus is a rare autoimmune disease that affects skin and mucous membranes. The main lesions result from acantholysis caused by IgG antibody deposits on the desmosomes’ glycoproteins. In newborns, it is caused by the passive passage of maternal antibodies (IgG) through the placenta. The most frequent pemphigus subtypes in newborns are pemphigus vulgaris and foliaceus. This is a case report of a neonatal pemphigus vulgaris, which evolved to a full remission of the bullous lesions, without the need immunosuppressive treatment.

Keywords : Pemphigus.

        · abstract in Spanish | Portuguese     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )