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  • Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Cicatricial Pemphigoid

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    Cicatricial Pemphigoid

    Cicatricial pemphigoid is an autoimmune disease (unrelated to bullous pemphigoid) in which autoantibodies cause chronic conjunctivitis, leading to conjunctival scarring and shrinkage with corneal keratinization and opacification.

    Image courtesy of Gottfried O.H. Naumann via the Online Journal of Ophthalmology (