Blistering Disorders

Definition:

An immune-activated reaction that can occur at any age. Some are related to medications or gluten sensitivity while others are genetic or occur for unknown reasons.

What Causes Blistering Disorders:

Interactions between immune complexes circulating in the body and the skin can be triggered by various causes such as medications, allergies, infection and other medical conditions.

Management Strategy:

The best treatment is medical management to reduce the body’s immune response.