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Acantholysis

Separation of the prickle cells of the stratum spinosum of the epidermis, resulting in atrophy of the prickle cell layer. It is seen in diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris (see PEMPHIGUS) and DARIER DISEASE.
Also Known As:
Acantholyses
Networked: 362 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 37 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pemphigus (Pemphigus Vulgaris)
2. Blister (Bulla)
3. Skin Diseases
4. Darier Disease (Darier's Disease)
5. Benign Familial Pemphigus (Hailey Hailey Disease)

Experts

1. Grando, Sergei A: 14 articles (11/2015 - 03/2003)
2. Cirillo, Nicola: 11 articles (03/2014 - 05/2006)
3. Lanza, Alessandro: 10 articles (02/2010 - 05/2006)
4. Gombos, Fernando: 9 articles (02/2009 - 05/2006)
5. Diaz, Luis A: 8 articles (06/2015 - 06/2005)
6. Amagai, Masayuki: 8 articles (03/2013 - 01/2002)
7. Rubenstein, David S: 7 articles (03/2013 - 06/2005)
8. Amagai, M: 7 articles (01/2013 - 01/2000)
9. Kitajima, Yasuo: 7 articles (01/2013 - 03/2003)
10. Arredondo, Juan: 7 articles (02/2008 - 03/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Acantholysis:
1. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
2. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
3. AutoantibodiesIBA
4. AntibodiesIBA
5. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA
6. DesmogleinsIBA
7. Complement System Proteins (Complement)IBA
8. Cantharidin (Cantharides)IBA
9. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase)FDA Link
10. Pemphigus and fogo selvagemIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Injections
2. Plasma Exchange
3. Ligation
4. Lasers (Laser)
5. Transplants (Transplant)