Gestante con pénfigo foliáceo endémico y producto libre de enfermedad. Caso clínico

Translated title of the contribution: Endemic pemphigus foliaceus in a pregnant woman. Report of one case

Carlos Galarza, Ericson L. Gutiérrez, Willy Ramos, Mercedes Tello, Sergio Gerardo Ronceros Medrano, Sergio Alvizuri, Filda Valverde, Alex G. Ortega-Loayza

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Abstract

Endemic pemphigus foliaceus (EPF) in an autoinmune skin disease present in areas of the Amazonia. We report a 36 year-old woman who presented EPF at 17 weeks of pregnancy. At 29 weeks, she started antimicrobial treatment and steroids. At the moment of delivery, the disease was in remission and cutaneous lesions were not seen in the neonate. Indirect immunofluorescence titers of total IgG in the mother and in the neonate were negative. Sixteen months later, IgG titers in the offspring were 1/20 and remained negative in the mother, who was on low doses of oral corticosteroids.

Translated title of the contributionEndemic pemphigus foliaceus in a pregnant woman. Report of one case
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)1205-1208
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Volume137
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

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