cicatricial pemphigoid

a benign, chronic, usually bilateral, subepidermal blistering disease chiefly involving the mucous membranes, especially those of the mouth and eye. It chiefly affects the elderly and heals by scarring, which may lead to a slowly progressive shrinkage of the affected mucous membranes and connective tissues. In the eye it is called ocular pemphigoid. Called also benign mucosal or benign mucous membrane p.

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