The bullous or blistering diseases of the skin are a very diverse group of dermatolgical conditions that range from those that are unpleasant but should be very simple to treat to those that are life-threatening. There have been many exciting discoveries concerning some of these conditions made in other fields, of which Dermatologists need to be fully aware. This highly illustrated text from a world pioneer in research and treatment for some of these diseases will be of great value in setting out the criteria for diagnosis and management.
Table of Contents
Pemphigus vulgaris. Pemphigus foliaceus. Paraneoplastic pemphigus. Bullous pemphigoid.
Cicatricial pemphigoid. Pemphigoid (herpes) gestationis. Dermatitis herpetiformis.
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. Bullous lupus erythematosus
Lionel Fry is Emeritus Professor of Dermatology at Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK, and Visiting Consultant Dermatologist at the Skin and Cancer Hospital in Dublin, Ireland.