To Assess Association of Bullous Pemphigoid and Neurological Disorders- A Clinical Study

Authors

  • Balkrishna Pralhadrao Nikam1 , Dhanraj D Chavan2 , Nischhal Shrivastava2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1361

Keywords:

Bullous pemphigoid, Dementia, Parkinson’s disease.

Abstract

Background: Bullous pemphigoid is an immunobullous disease which affects the elderly. The present study

was conducted to assess association of Bullous pemphigoid and neurological disorders.

Materials & Method: The present study was conducted on 125 cases of pemphigoid. Parameters such

as name, age, gender, clinical features, etc were noted. The medical history, neurological diseases and

medications used by the patients were recorded.

Results: Out of 125 cases, 65 were in males and 60 were in females. Common neurological disorders were

dementia seen in 15, stroke in 12, Hemorrhagic stroke in 6, Parkinson’s disease in 14 and epilepsy in 5. The

difference was significant (P< 0.05). There was positive correlation of dementia, stroke and Parkinson’s

disease with Bullous pemphigoid (P< 0.05).

Conclusion: Authors found that positive correlation of dementia, stroke and Parkinson’s disease with

Bullous pemphigoid.

Author Biography

Balkrishna Pralhadrao Nikam1 , Dhanraj D Chavan2 , Nischhal Shrivastava2

1 Assistant Professor, 2PG Resident, Department of Dermatology, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to

be University, Karad

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Balkrishna Pralhadrao Nikam1 , Dhanraj D Chavan2 , Nischhal Shrivastava2. (2020). To Assess Association of Bullous Pemphigoid and Neurological Disorders- A Clinical Study. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 24-27. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1361

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