Bullous pemphigoid complicating human orf disease

Zerrin Ogretmen, Ceren Gül, Alper Ekinci, Taner Akalın


Orf is a zoonosis caused by Parapoxvirus and transmitted to human by sheep. Bullous pemphigoid has been reported as an occasional complication following orf. We report a 51-year-old female who developed bullous pemphigoid 3 weeks following orf. The case is reported for its rare co-occurrence


Orf, bullous pemphigoid, orf-induced immunobullous disease

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