International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research
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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2022, 10(1), 1-3
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-10-1-1
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Bullous Pemphigoid A Rare Autoimmune Disease: A Case Report

Sharma Manek1, , SP Saravanan1 and Rai Rahul1

1Department of Periodontology, Army Dental Centre, New Delhi, India

Pub. Date: February 27, 2022

Cite this paper:
Sharma Manek, SP Saravanan and Rai Rahul. Bullous Pemphigoid A Rare Autoimmune Disease: A Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2022; 10(1):1-3. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-10-1-1

Abstract

Bullous pemphigoid [BP] is an autoimmune disorder characterized by the formation of autoantibodies causing blister formation potentially triggered by trauma, antimicrobials and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. A 31yearold female patient reported with complaint of fluid filled blisters which appear intermittently for past 2 years, leaving painful ulcerations. Incisional biopsy was performed, along with adjunctive use of Low Level Laser Therapy, report of which showed bullous pemphigoid and better healing due to LLLT respectively. Thus, based on our clinical experience and result the use of laser as an adjunctive therapy in symptomatic management of desquamative lesions is indeed a food for thought.

Keywords:
auto immune bullous pemphigoid low level laser therapy

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