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Overview Because overwhelming evidence suggests a cause-and-effect relationship between pemphigus autoantibody and the disease activity, therapy is aimed at both resolution of cutaneous lesions and elimination of circulating antibody. The titer of the circulating antiepithelial antibody should be determined at the onset of treatment. The life-threatening nature of pemphigus mandates aggressive therapy. Patients usually require […]