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Descriptor English:   Pemphigoid Gestationis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Penfigoide Gestacional 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Penfigoide Gestacional 
Synonyms English:   Gestational Pemphigoid
Gestational Pemphigoids
Gestationi, Pemphigoid
Gestationis, Pemphigoid
Herpes Gestationis
Pemphigoid Gestationi
Pemphigoid, Gestational
Pemphigoids, Gestational  
Tree Number:   C13.703.570
Definition English:   An itching, autoimmune, bullous SKIN disease that occurs during the last two trimesters of PREGNANCY and PUERPERIUM. It also affects non-pregnant females with tissue of PLACENTA origin, such as CHORIOCARCINOMA; or HYDATIDIFORM MOLE. It exhibits antigenic and clinical similarity to bullous pemphigoid (PEMPHIGOID, BULLOUS). This disease does not involve herpes viruses (old name, herpes gestationis). 
Indexing Annotation English:   check the tags FEMALE and probably PREGNANCY
History Note English:   2006 (1976) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   29423 
Unique Identifier:   D006559 

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