Bullous Pemphigoid is a skin disorder characterized by large blisters.
The cause is not known, but may be related to immune system disorders.
Bullous pemphigoid typically occurs in elderly persons and is rare in young people. Bullous pemphigoid-like condition can sometimes be associated with other illnesses, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) and cancer.
A skin lesion biopsy shows a characteristic blistering pattern.
Treatment is focused on relief of symptoms and prevention of infection.
Corticosteroids are the treatment of choice. They are given by mouth or by injection.
Other medications may include chemotherapy or immunosuppressive medications. Antibiotics in the tetracycline family may be useful in mild cases.
The treatment cost would vary depending upon the mode of treatment that is opted for. Majority of the affected individuals need therapy for a period ranging between 6 – 60 months, following which many of them experience long term remission of the disease. Only few may require to get treated for a long-standing disease for much number of years. Generally, a single consultation with Dr. Rinky Kapoor would cost about 1000 Rs. per consultation.
Bullous pemphigoid usually responds well to treatment. In a small group, however, the disease will recur after treatment is stopped.
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