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Rituximab in pemphigus

Pemphigus is a chronic, muco-cutaneous autoimmune blistering disorder; two main variants being pemphigus vulgaris (PV) and pemphigus foliaceus (PF). PV is the most common subtype, varying between 75 to 92% of total pemphigus patients. Although no community based studies are undertaken

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Reflectance Confocal Microscopy As A New Tool

Background:  Desquamative gingivitis refers to a clinical manifestation associated with several mucocutaneous disorders. The most common are mucous membrane pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris and lichen planus. Their specific diagnosis is better established by histopathological and immunofluorescence evaluation. Objective:  To examine cases

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Randomized double blind trial of prednisolone and azathioprine

Background  The classic treatment for pemphigus vulgaris is prednisolone. Immunosuppressive drugs can be used in association. Objective  To compare the efficacy of Azathioprine in reducing the Disease Activity Index (DAI). Patients and methods  A double blind randomized controlled study was conducted on 56

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