Laboratory diagnosis of pemphigus: direct immunofluorescence remains the gold standard

F Giurdanella, G F H Diercks, M F Jonkman, H H Pas

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Pemphigus is a life-threatening autoimmune bullous disease that is characterized by intraepithelial blistering of skin and/or mucous membranes, by the in vivo deposition of immunoglobulin (Ig) G on the cell surface of keratinocytes and the presence of such IgG in the circulation(1) . This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-186
Number of pages2
JournalThe British journal of dermatology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul-2016



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