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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. ;Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Kiran Singh, M.D. 
Bullous pemphigoid, also referred to as BP, is a chronic autoimmune skin disease, involving the formation of blisters below the surface of the skin and antibodies against the type XVII collagen component of hemidesmosomes. It can also (albeit only rarely) involve the mucous membranes, and has been shown to afflict dogs, cats, pigs, and horses, as well as humans.
Differentiating Bullous Pemphigoid from Other Diseases
Epidemiology and Demographics
Natural History, Complications and Prognosis
Other Diagnostic Studies
- Cicatricial or Mucous membrane pemphigoid
- Gestational pemphigoid
- American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
- Penn State College of Medicine
- Skin antibodies (pemphigoid)- look under the heading "Other diseases"
- Gestational Pemphigoid Support Group