Table of Contents

Pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases / Martin Röcken and Tilo Biedermann.
Autoantibody detection using indirect immunofluorescence on HEp-2 cells / Philipp von Landenberg.
Pemphigus / Michael Hertl and Rüdiger Eming.
Bullous pemphigoid : clinical features, diagnostic markers, and immunopathogenic mechanisms / Giovanni Di Zenzo ... [et al.].
Dermatitis herpetiformis duhring / Christian Rose and Detlef Zillikens.
Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita / Gene Kim ... [et al.].
Localized scleroderma / Cristián Vera Kellet, Catherine H. Orteu, and Jan P. Dutz.
Progressive systemic scleroderm / Nicolas Hunzelmann and Thomas Krieg.
Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus / Michael Sticherling.
Subacute cutaneous and systemic lupus erythematosus / Donna M. Pellowski, Jane E. Kihslinger, and Richard D. Sontheimer.
Dermatomyositis / Ruth Ann Vleugels and Jeffrey P. Callen.
Mixed connective tissue disease / Reiji Kasukawa.
Sjögren's Syndrome / Robert I. Fox and Carla M. Fox.
Psoriasis vulgaris and arthopathica / Arnd Jacobi and Jörg Christoph Prinz.
Chronic urticaria as an autoimmune disease / Clive Grattan, Michihiro Hide, and Malcolm W. Greaves.
Lichen planus, lichenoid eruptions and cutaneous grant-versus-host-reaction / Miklós Simon, Jr..
Small vessel vasculitides / Peter Lamprecht and Wolfgang L. Gross.
Skin manifestations of rheumatic diseases / Camille Francés and Nicolas Kluger.
Vitiligo / Karin U. Schallreuter.
Alopecia areata / Pia Freyschmidt-Paul, Kevin McElwee, and Rolf Hoffmann.
Autoimmune phenomena in atopic dermatitis / Caroline Bussmann and Natalija Novak.
Eosinophils in autoimmune bullous diseases / Dagmar Simon and Hans-Uwe Simon.
Paraneoplastic syndromes of the skin / Peter Fritsch.
Targeted therapies in autoimmune and inflammatory skin disorders / Rüdiger Eming and Ingo H. Tarner.