IJMDC. 2020; 4(7): 1101-1103

Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report

Authors: Samia Suliman Al-Nugali, Aeshah Abdullah Almesfer.

ABSTRACT

Background: Pemphigoid gestationsis (PG) previously known as herpes gestationsis belongs to a group of autoimmune skin disorders that result in blistering of the mucosal membrane and skin, it is a rare disease that appears during the pregnancy. Case Presentation: The present case is a 33-year old Saudi pregnant female who was presented at her 20th gestational week with severe pain, severe pruritic, and large size of blisters skin lesions. After the history, clinical and histopathological examination, the patient was diagnosed with subepidermal vesiculation with focal eosinophilic spongiosis and linear C3 deposition at dermo-epidermal junction consistent with gestational pemphigoid. A treatment was provided using prednisolone 30-mg tablet, combined with ranitidine 150 mg twice a day, chlorpheniramine 4 mg, calcium lactate 300 mg, calcitriol 0.25 mcg oral capsule, and petroleum topical ointment. Conclusion: The combination of corticosteroid and antihistamines was effective in improving PG in mother and resulted in normal delivery of baby with normal weight.

Keywords:
PG, autoimmune disease, PG management, case report


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Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report


Authors
Samia Suliman Al-Nugali
Consultant, MOH, Riaydh, Saudi Arabia
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Aeshah Abdullah Almesfer
Dar Aluloom University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Correspondence to:
. Samia Suliman Al-Nugali, Consultant, MOH, Riaydh, Saudi Arabia.; dr.samianugali@hotmail.com

Publication history
Received 10 Dec 2018
Accepted 15 Mar 2019
Published in print 10 Jul 2020

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Al-Nugali SS, Almesfer AA. Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report. IJMDC. 2020; 4(7): 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali SS, Almesfer AA. Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report. IJMDC. 2020; 4(7): 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali SS, Almesfer AA. Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report. IJMDC. (2020), [cited August 04, 2020]; 4(7): 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali, S. S. & Almesfer, . A. A. (2020) Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report. IJMDC, 4 (7), 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali, Samia Suliman, and Aeshah Abdullah Almesfer. 2020. Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (7), 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali, Samia Suliman, and Aeshah Abdullah Almesfer. "Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4 (2020), 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali, Samia Suliman, and Aeshah Abdullah Almesfer. "Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 4.7 (2020), 1101-1103. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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Al-Nugali, S. S. & Almesfer, . A. A. (2020) Pemphigoid gestations and successful treatment: a case report. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 4 (7), 1101-1103. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1544479964


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