La inmunopatogenia de los pénfigos.

Translated title of the contribution: Immunopathogeny of pemphigus

L. Squiquera, G. J. Anhalt, L. A. Diaz, S. A. Sampaio, E. A. Rivitti, C. R. Martins, P. R. Cunha, C. Lombardi, F. A. Almeida, A. Martins Castro

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Abstract

This article reviews recent concepts of pathogenetic mechanisms in pemphigus. We describe the pathogenic effect of the autoantibodies, the animal model for the disease and the ultrastructural alterations which follow the antibody-antigen interaction. The role of complement and protease systems in development of tissue injury are also discussed.

Translated title of the contributionImmunopathogeny of pemphigus
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)385-392
Number of pages8
JournalMedicina cutánea ibero-latino-americana
Volume16
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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