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Pemphigus Vulgaris malady

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Summaries for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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NIH Rare Diseases:42 Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune disorder that involves blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. it occurs almost exclusively in middle-aged or older people. many cases begin with blisters in the mouth, followed by skin blisters that may come and go. in most cases, the exact cause of pemphigus vulgaris is unknown. it has rarely been observed in multiple members of the same family. treatment is aimed at reducing symptoms and preventing complications. severe cases are treated similarly to severe burns. last updated: 3/16/2010

MalaCards based summary: Pemphigus Vulgaris is related to pemphigus foliaceus and pemphigus, and has symptoms including abnormal scarring/cheloids/hypertrophic scars, urticaria and vesicles/bullous/exsudative lesions/bullous/cutaneous/mucosal detachment. An important gene associated with Pemphigus Vulgaris is DSG1 (desmoglein 1), and among its related pathways are Apoptotic cleavage of cellular proteins and Cytoskeleton remodeling Keratin filaments. The compounds rituximab and ryanodine have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include skin, t cells and b cells, and related mouse phenotypes are integument and immune system.

Wikipedia:65 Pemphigus vulgaris is a chronic blistering skin disease with skin lesions that are rarely pruritic, but... more...

Description from OMIM:46 169610

Aliases & Classifications for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Pemphigus Vulgaris, Aliases & Descriptions:

Name: Pemphigus Vulgaris 30 42 44 48 46 62


Classifications:

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Global: Genetic diseases, Rare diseases
Anatomical: Skin diseases
Orphanet: 48 
Rare skin diseases


Characteristics (Orphanet epidemiological data):

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pemphigus vulgaris:
Inheritance: Sporadic; Prevalence: 1-5/10000; Age of onset: Adulthood


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Related Diseases for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Diseases in the Pemphigus Vulgaris family:

Pemphigus Vulgaris, Familial

Diseases related to Pemphigus Vulgaris via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards/GeneDecks gene sharing:

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idRelated DiseaseScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1pemphigus foliaceus32.1EVPL, DSG1
2pemphigus31.7JUP, DSP, DSG4, DSG1, DSC3, EVPL
3bullous pemphigoid31.3EVPL, DSP
4erythema multiforme30.8DSP
5thymoma30.6EVPL, DSP
6sarcoma30.5JUP, DSP, DSG1, EVPL
7hailey-hailey disease30.5DSP, JUP
8dermatitis30.2CCL17, DSG1
9skin disease30.1DSP, DSG1, DSC3, CCL17
10paraneoplastic pemphigus10.7
11pemphigus erythematosus10.6
12esophagitis10.5
13gingivitis10.5
14thyroiditis10.5
15lichen planus10.5
16paronychia10.5
17mucous membrane pemphigoid10.5
18nonepidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma10.5EVPL
19herpes simplex10.4
20psoriasis10.4
21pemphigus vulgaris, familial10.4
22blindness10.4
23pemphigus vegetans10.4
24impetigo10.4DSG4
25arthritis10.4
26rheumatoid arthritis10.4
27nocardiosis10.4
28cicatricial pemphigoid10.4
29folliculitis10.4
30kaposi's sarcoma10.4
31lupus erythematosus10.4
32periodontitis10.4
33oral lichen planus10.4
34tufted hair folliculitis10.4
35sepsis10.4
36bullous skin disease10.3EVPL, DSG1
37alopecia10.3
38hematopoietic stem cell transplantation10.3
39myasthenia gravis10.3
40silicosis10.3
41pharyngitis10.3
42eczema herpeticum10.3
43acanthosis nigricans10.3
44meningitis10.3
45papilloma10.3
46vaginitis10.3
47castleman's disease10.3
48ocular cicatricial pemphigoid10.3
49polymyositis10.3
50subcorneal pustular dermatosis10.3DSG1, DSC3

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Diseases related to pemphigus vulgaris

Symptoms for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Symptoms by clinical synopsis from OMIM:

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Clinical features from OMIM:

169610

Symptoms:

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  • abnormal scarring/cheloids/hypertrophic scars
  • urticaria
  • vesicles/bullous/exsudative lesions/bullous/cutaneous/mucosal detachment
  • positive nikolski's sign/achantolysis
  • furuncle/cutaneous abscess/hidrosadenitis suppurativa
  • enanthema/aphtosa/aphta/leukoplakia
  • feeding disorder/dysphagia/swallowing/sucking disorder/esophageal dyskinesia
  • immunodeficiency/increased susceptibility to infections/recurrent infections
  • autoimmunity/autoimmune reaction/autoantibodies
  • weight loss/loss of appetite/break in weight curve/general health alteration

HPO human phenotypes related to Pemphigus Vulgaris:

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id Description Frequency HPO Source Accession
1 abnormality of the oral cavity hallmark (90%) HP:0000163
2 atypical scarring of skin hallmark (90%) HP:0000987
3 urticaria hallmark (90%) HP:0001025
4 weight loss hallmark (90%) HP:0001824
5 autoimmunity hallmark (90%) HP:0002960
6 abnormal blistering of the skin hallmark (90%) HP:0008066
7 feeding difficulties in infancy hallmark (90%) HP:0008872
8 acantholysis hallmark (90%) HP:0100792
9 recurrent cutaneous abscess formation hallmark (90%) HP:0100838
10 autosomal dominant inheritance HP:0000006
11 abnormality of metabolism/homeostasis HP:0001939
12 autoimmunity HP:0002960
13 abnormal blistering of the skin HP:0008066

Drugs & Therapeutics for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Stem-cell-based therapeutic approaches for Pemphigus Vulgaris:
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Genetic Tests for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Anatomical Context for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Pemphigus Vulgaris:

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Skin, T cells, B cells, Thyroid, Neutrophil, Bone marrow, Bone, Lymph node, Colon, Kidney, Lung, Testes, Tongue

Animal Models for Pemphigus Vulgaris or affiliated genes

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MGI Mouse Phenotypes related to Pemphigus Vulgaris:

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idDescriptionMGI Source AccessionScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1MP:00107718.1EVPL, DSC3, DSG4, DSP, JUP
2MP:00053877.7TNFSF13B, JUP, DSG4, CCL17, HLA-G

Publications for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Articles related to Pemphigus Vulgaris:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
Prognostic factors in pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus. (24102444)
2013
2
Laboratory diagnosis of herpesvirus infections in patients with Pemphigus vulgaris lesions. (23735576)
2013
3
Direct immunofluorescence of the outer root sheath in anagen and telogen hair in pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus. (23713982)
2013
4
Neural nitric oxide synthase participates in pemphigus vulgaris acantholysis through upregulation of Rous sarcoma, mammalian target of rapamycin and focal adhesion kinase. (23362871)
2013
5
An unusual epiglottis synechiae managed with transoral robotic surgery in a patient with pemphigus vulgaris. (24036806)
2013
6
Mechanisms of mitochondrial damage in keratinocytes by pemphigus vulgaris antibodies. (23599429)
2013
7
Adjuvant rituximab in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris: a phase II clinical trial. (23789604)
2013
8
Signaling dependent and independent mechanisms in pemphigus vulgaris blister formation. (23226536)
2012
9
Aberrant epigenetic modifications in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with pemphigus vulgaris. (22512277)
2012
10
Pathogenic relevance of IgG and IgM antibodies against desmoglein 3 in blister formation in pemphigus vulgaris. (21718682)
2011
11
Acute zoster in known pemphigus vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid: avoiding the "disease flare" trap. (21571161)
2011
12
HLA-DRB1*04:02, DRB1*08:04 and DRB1*14 alleles associated to pemphigus vulgaris in southeastern Brazilian population. (21554253)
2011
13
A randomized controlled trial of the addition of mycophenolate mofetil or placebo to oral corticosteroids in the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris fails to demonstrate a significant difference in the primary outcome or quality of life. (21482899)
2011
14
Pemphigus vulgaris antigen mRNA quantification for the staging of sentinel lymph nodes in head and neck cancer. (19997107)
2010
15
The efficacy of nicotinamide gel 4% as an adjuvant therapy in the treatment of cutaneous erosions of pemphigus vulgaris. (20597951)
2010
16
ABO blood groups and pemphigus vulgaris: no relationship. (20372776)
2010
17
Binding of pemphigus vulgaris IgG to antigens in desmosome core domains excludes immune complexes rather than directly splitting desmosomes. (20222919)
2010
18
Desquamative esophagitis due to pemphigus vulgaris. (21086254)
2010
19
Targeted immunotherapy with rituximab leads to a transient alteration of the IgG autoantibody profile in pemphigus vulgaris. (20671975)
2010
20
Autoimmunity to desmocollin 3 in pemphigus vulgaris. (20952584)
2010
21
An imbalance in Akt/mTOR is involved in the apoptotic and acantholytic processes in a mouse model of pemphigus vulgaris. (19552768)
2009
22
Loss of the desmosomal protein perp enhances the phenotypic effects of pemphigus vulgaris autoantibodies. (19158843)
2009
23
Prevalence of non-organ-specific autoantibodies in patients with pemphigus vulgaris. (19298776)
2009
24
Cleavage of desmoglein 3 can explain its depletion from keratinocytes in pemphigus vulgaris. (18505410)
2008
25
CD4+CD25high regulatory T cells are markedly decreased in blood of patients with pemphigus vulgaris. (17377382)
2007
26
Treatment of refractory pemphigus vulgaris with anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody (rituximab): five cases. (17538808)
2007
27
Rituximab therapy in severe juvenile pemphigus vulgaris. (18038698)
2007
28
Pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus: similar prognosis? (17822493)
2007
29
Synergistic actions of pemphigus vulgaris IgG, Fas-ligand and tumor necrosis factor-alpha during induction of basal cell shrinkage and acantholysis. (17101499)
2006
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Preliminary data on Pemphigus vulgaris treatment by a proteomics-defined peptide: a case report. (17062151)
2006
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Simultaneous onset of pemphigus vulgaris in two Turkish siblings. (15863864)
2005
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Mucosal dominant pemphigus vulgaris with anti-desmoplakin autoantibodies. (15243525)
2004
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Association between HLA-DRB1, DQB1 genes and pemphigus vulgaris in Chinese Hans]. (12579512)
2003
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Treatment of pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus with mycophenolate mofetil. (12810504)
2003
35
Tufted hair folliculitis associated with pemphigus vulgaris. (12705759)
2003
36
Paraneoplastic pemphigus with circulating antibodies directed exclusively against the pemphigus vulgaris antigen desmoglein 3. (11004638)
2000
37
Analysis of the T cells that are potentially involved in autoantibody production in pemphigus vulgaris. (10635617)
1999
38
Anti-intercellular substance antibody log titres are correlated with serum concentrations of interleukin-6, interleukin-15 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in patients with Pemphigus vulgaris relationships with peripheral blood neutrophil counts, disease severity and duration and patients' age. (10703946)
1999
39
Desmoglein 3-ELISA: a pemphigus vulgaris-specific diagnostic tool. (10052398)
1999
40
Antibodies against desmoglein 3 (pemphigus vulgaris antigen) are present in sera from patients with paraneoplastic pemphigus and cause acantholysis in vivo in neonatal mice. (9710446)
1998
41
Mucosal and mucocutaneous (generalized) pemphigus vulgaris show distinct autoantibody profiles. (9326396)
1997
42
Herpetiform pemphigus showing reactivity with pemphigus vulgaris antigen (desmoglein 3) (9274636)
1997
43
Cloning of the gene for human pemphigus vulgaris antigen (desmoglein 3), a desmosomal cadherin. Characterization of the promoter region and identification of a keratinocyte-specific cis-element. (8663392)
1996
44
Paronychia--a manifestation of pemphigus vulgaris. (8959911)
1996
45
Pemphigus foliaceus and pemphigus vulgaris autoantibodies react with the extracellular domain of desmoglein-1. (7860995)
1995
46
Granulocyte activation in bullous diseases: release of granular proteins in bullous pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris. (8393016)
1993
47
Paronychia: a sign heralding an exacerbation of pemphigus vulgaris. (8349873)
1993
48
Ultrastructural binding site of pemphigus foliaceus autoantibodies: comparison with pemphigus vulgaris. (1918503)
1991
49
Sequence analysis of the HLA-DR beta and HLA-DQ beta loci from three Pemphigus vulgaris patients. (3391803)
1988
50
A newly characterized HLA DQ beta allele associated with pemphigus vulgaris. (2894075)
1988

Variations for Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Expression for genes affiliated with Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Expression patterns in normal tissues for genes affiliated with Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Pathways for genes affiliated with Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Pathways related to Pemphigus Vulgaris according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idSuper pathways (with members indented)ScoreTop Affiliating Genes
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9.6DSG1, DSP
29.6EVPL, DSP
39.6DSP, JUP
49.6JUP, DSP
59.6JUP, DSP
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Proteasome Degradation37
Immune response Antigen presentation by MHC class I60
8.8DSP, HLA-G, DSG1

Compounds for genes affiliated with Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Compounds related to Pemphigus Vulgaris according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idCompoundScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1rituximab44 50 1111.6DSG1, TNFSF13B
2ryanodine44 28 6111.3DSP, JUP
3sucrose44 24 1111.2JUP, DSP, DSG1
4calcium44 50 24 119.4CCL17, HLA-G, TNFSF13B, JUP, DSP, DSG4

GO Terms for genes affiliated with Pemphigus Vulgaris

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Cellular components related to Pemphigus Vulgaris according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1fascia adherensGO:0059169.7JUP, DSP
2cytoplasmic side of plasma membraneGO:0098989.7JUP, DSG1
3cornified envelopeGO:0015339.7DSP, EVPL
4intercalated discGO:0147049.6JUP, DSP
5intermediate filamentGO:0058829.6JUP, DSP
6lateral plasma membraneGO:0163289.5DSG1, JUP
7cell-cell junctionGO:0059119.5DSC3, DSG1, JUP
8desmosomeGO:0300578.2JUP, DSC3, EVPL, DSG1, DSP, DSG4
9plasma membraneGO:0058867.2DSC3, HLA-G, TNFSF13B, DSP, DSG4, DSG1

Biological processes related to Pemphigus Vulgaris according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

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idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1bundle of His cell to Purkinje myocyte communicationGO:0860699.8DSP, JUP
2ventricular cardiac muscle cell action potentialGO:0860059.7JUP, DSP
3protein stabilizationGO:0508219.7DSC3, DSG1
4regulation of heart rate by cardiac conductionGO:0860919.7DSP, JUP
5peptide cross-linkingGO:0181499.7EVPL, DSP
6adherens junction organizationGO:0343329.6JUP, DSP
7cellular component disassembly involved in execution phase of apoptosisGO:0069219.5DSP, DSG1
8cell-cell adhesionGO:0163379.5DSG1, JUP, DSP
9homophilic cell adhesionGO:0071569.5DSC3, DSG4, DSG1
10keratinocyte differentiationGO:0302169.4EVPL, DSP, DSG4
11epidermis developmentGO:0085449.3DSP, EVPL

Molecular functions related to Pemphigus Vulgaris according to GeneCards/GeneDecks:

idNameGO IDScoreTop Affiliating Genes
1gamma-catenin bindingGO:0452959.7DSG1, DSC3
2protein binding, bridgingGO:0306749.6EVPL, DSP
3structural molecule activityGO:0051989.1JUP, DSP, EVPL
4receptor bindingGO:0051028.2HLA-G, TNFSF13B, CCL17

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