• Behcet's syndrome with inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body has symptoms of swelling, redness, heat, and pain. Symptoms differ but can include mouth and genital ulcers, eye inflammation and skin problems. It can involve the intestines, heart and central nervous system. ABDA   Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
  • Bullus pemphigoid causes itchy red irregular shaped skin eruptions that result in scarring. Sometimes the mucous membranes are involved. IPPF  MedicineNet



  • Chronic bullous disease of childhood DermAtlas  NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) causes swelling  and destruction of myelin sheath over the nerves. Symptoms -weakness, paralysis, and/or impairment of movement in arms and legs. Sometimes numbness, tingling, and burning sensations on both sides of the body.  CIDP Home
  • Cicatricial  pemphigoid (CP) also called Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid small blisters or erosions on any mucous membrane  including the nose, mouth, eyes (OCP), esophagus, larynx, urethra and anus. IPPF 
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis inflames the blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord with symptom's including headaches. Can have sudden onset or be a waxing and waning condition Cleveland Clinic   CNSV Foundation
  • Crohn's Disease  - bowel disease with persistent inflammation of the lining or wall of the gastrointestinal tract.  Major symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea.  Healthline   NIDDK 



  • Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) has itchy bumps and blisters on the scalp, buttocks, elbows and knees of people with coeliac disease. NFCA  MedlinePlus
  • Dermatomyositis has rash on face, neck, shoulders, upper chest, elbows, knees, knuckles, back and progressive muscle weakness  particularly in the muscles closest to the trunk  Myositis  TMA


 The information on this site is not meant for diagnosis of a disease - please see your health care professional with your medical concerns.


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