A Case Report on Idiopathic Severe Bullous Pemphigoid

  • Fizza Khan Mohammadi Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India
  • Sultana Zoha Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India
  • Mohammed Baleeqhuddin Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India
  • Salman Mir Ali Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India
  • Abdullah Md. Faizan Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Abstract

Bullous Pemphigoid (BP) is an autoimmune disorder which exploits the immune system and affecting sub-epidermal region of skin causing mild itching to infection and blistering of sub-epidermal region. Clinical presentations are pruritis, urticarial, papular lesions. These later evolve to bullae in weeks to months and are typically present in the axillae, on the flexor surface of the forearms, medial thighs, trunk, and abdomen. The treatment for bullous pemphigoid is systemic corticosteroids, topical steroids in combination with nicotinamide plus tetracycline, minocycline or doxycycline have shown success in multiple cases. Immunosuppressive therapy is used when steroids do not control the disease or if patients have contraindications for systemic corticosteroid treatments. Patient was brought to emergency department with chief complaints itching, redness, bullous lesion all over the body for 2 months.Oral complaints including solitary erosion seen on right side of buccal mucosa, pharyngeal erythema. Laboratory investigations were carried out. Patient was diagnosed based on physical examination. Patient was provided with adequate treatment and counseling.


Keywords: Bullous Pemphigoid, corticosteroid, Autoimmune disorder, sub-epidermal region.

Keywords: Bullous Pemphigoid, corticosteroid, Autoimmune disorder, sub-epidermal region

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Author Biographies

Fizza Khan Mohammadi, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Sultana Zoha, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Mohammed Baleeqhuddin, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Salman Mir Ali, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Abdullah Md. Faizan, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

Department of Pharmacy Practice, Deccan School of Pharmacy Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

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Mohammadi FK, Zoha S, Baleeqhuddin M, Ali SM, Faizan AM. A Case Report on Idiopathic Severe Bullous Pemphigoid. JDDT [Internet]. 15Aug.2020 [cited 22Apr.2021];10(4-s):223-5. Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/4311