Herpes gestationis in a mother and child

Hwan Chen San Hwan Chen, K. Chopra, T. Y. Evans, S. S. Raimer, M. L. Levy, S. K. Tyring

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Abstract

Herpes gestationis (pemphigoid gestationis) is a rare autoimmune disease that appears during pregnancy or in the immediate postpartum period. We report the cases of a mother and neonate with immunofluorescence confirmed herpes gestationis both of whom had extensive cutaneous involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)847-849
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume40
Issue number5 II
StatePublished - May 26 1999

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San Hwan Chen, H. C., Chopra, K., Evans, T. Y., Raimer, S. S., Levy, M. L., & Tyring, S. K. (1999). Herpes gestationis in a mother and child. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 40(5 II), 847-849.