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n. pl. bul·lae (bo͝ol′ē)
1. A round seal affixed to a papal bull.
2. Medicine A large blister or vesicle.

[Medieval Latin, from Latin, bubble, seal.]

bul′lous adj.




(ˈbʌl əs)

adj. Pathol.
pertaining to, similar to, or characterized by bullae.


adj (emphysema) bulloso; (pemphigoid) ampolloso
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patients in our Phase II clinical trial in bullous pemphigoid, an orphan auto-immune disease of the skin, and starting to enroll patients in the Phase II clinical trial in moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, a serious immuno-inflammatory condition of the gastro-intestinal tract.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its first in class, lead product candidate, Bertilimumab, to treat Bullous Pemphigoid (BP).
6) In a report to the New York Ophthalmological Society in 1912, Knapp noted that some patients who underwent cataract surgery later manifested clinical signs of dystrophia epithelialis with stromal and epithelial oedema, as described by Fuchs; (7) this is now known as pseudophakic bullous keratopathy (PBK), which is a complication of cataract surgery especially in patients with FED.
The bullous form of SS tends to present with flaccid hemorrhagic bullae that may have undermining, purpuric borders simulating early PG.
The dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitors are the newer drugs linked to the most potentially serious side effects, namely, drug-induced bullous pemphigoid and angioedema.
The working differential diagnosis included bullous erythema multiforme, bullous staphylococcal infection, pemphigus vulgaris, and Sweet syndrome.
Clinical variants include extruding lesions, ulcerative lesions, multiple eruptive cases, familial cases, superficial PM presenting as a cutaneous horn, bullous PM, and giant PM.
A 9-year-old boy presented to the Dermatology Department for the follow-up of a bullous pemphigoid.
The topics are superficial perivascular dermatitis, superficial and deep perivascular dermatitis, vasculitis, nodular and diffuse dermatitis, bullous and vesicular dermatitis, panniculitis, sclerosing dermatitis, and folliculitis.
The Company's lead product candidate, bertilimumab, is entering Phase II clinical studies for moderate to severe ulcerative colitis and bullous pemphigoid, with additional studies planned for Crohn's disease and severe asthma.
Bullous appearance can occur on the lesions of bullous PM and anetodermic PM which are located in the rare atypical forms of PM.
Vicious rare auto-immune skin disease Bullous Pemphigoid is normally confined to people over 60.