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Chapter 14: Blistering and Pustular Diseases
Blistering diseases
A. Genetic blistering diseases

a. Epidermolysis bullosa (EB)
1. Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS)
2. Junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB)
3. Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB)

b. Other genetic blistering diseases
1. Skin fragility syndrome
2. Hailey-Hailey disease

B. Autoimmune blistering diseases

a. Diseases with intra-epidermal blistering (pemphigus group)
1. Pemphigus vulgaris
2. Pemphigus vegetans
3. Pemphigus foliaceus
4. Pemphigus erythematosus
5. Paraneoplastic pemphigus
6. Drug-induced pemphigus
7. Neonatal pemphigus
8. Intercellular IgA dermatosis
9. Fogo selvagem, Brazilian pemphigus foliaceus

b. Diseases with subepidermal blistering (pemphigoid group)
1. Bullous pemphigoid (BP)
2. Herpes gestationis
3. Cicatricial pemphigoid
4. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
5. Dermatitis herpetiformis (Duhring)
6. Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LAD)

Pustular diseases

1. Palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP)
2. Subcorneal pustular dermatosis (Sneddon-Wilkinson disease)
3. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
4. Acute generalized pustular bacterid
5. Infantile acropustulosis

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Structure and
Function of the Skin
Histopathology of the Skin
Immunology of the Skin
Skin Lesions
Diagnosis of Skin Diseases
Treatment of Skin Diseases
Eczema and Dermatitis
Urticaria, Prurigo and Pruritus
Erythema, Erythroderma
(Exfoliative Dermatitis)
Drug-Induced Skin Reactions
and GVHD
Vasculitis, Purpura and
Other Vascular Diseases
Collagen Diseases
Physiochemical Injury and
Photosensitive Diseases
Blistering and Pustular Diseases
Disorders of Abnormal Keratinization
Disorders of Skin Color
Metabolic Disorders
Disorders of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat
Disorders of the Skin Appendages
Nevus and Neurocutaneous Syndrome
Benign Skin Tumors
Malignant Skin Tumors and Melanomas
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Fungal Diseases
Mycobacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted
Skin Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Other Noxious Animals
Genodermatoses: Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis
Dermoscopy: Appendix