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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Foliaceus

…t give way to erosions and crusts accompanied by erythema. When mostly the trunk is affected, the condition is termed “pemphigus foliaceus,” when mostly the face and upper part of the chest are involved, it is termed “pemphigus

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pemphigus Vulgaris

A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both. If widespread and untreated, the disease can be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus

A blistering disease of skin and mucous membranes that presents itself in the skin first as flaccid bullae that soon become eroded, and in mucous membranes as erosions, hemorrhagic crusts, or both. If widespread and untreated, the disease can be…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus: Key Points

…etiformis: Clinical features that resemble dermatitis herpetiformis but with histopathological and immunological findings of pemphigus (usually pemphigus foliaceus). Drug-induced pemphigus foliaceus: Associated with exposure to penicillamine,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: References

…015) The pathogenic activity of anti-desmoglein autoantibodies parallels disease severity in rituximab-treated patients with pemphigus vulgaris. Eur J Dermatol, November 6, 2015. [epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1684/ejd.2015.2652 Wang HH, Liu CW, Li…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus: References

…y for childhood pemphigus vulgaris.Pediatr Dermatol 2016; 33(2): e61-4. Korman NJ, Eyre RW, Zone J, Stanley JR. Drug-induced pemphigus: autoantibodies directed against the pemphigus antigen complexes are present in penicillamine and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Foliaceus: Treatment

…costeroids during periods of growth and development. Dermatology should be involved early in the management of patients with pemphigus. The treatment of pemphigus foliaceus is in large part determined by the extent of involvement. For limited…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…steroid-sparing agents and more recently rituximab infusions have greatly improved outcomes in this disease. Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Paraneoplastic pemphigus is associated with an underlying malignancy (most commonly non-Hodgkin lymphoma) or with…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…te osteoporosis prophylaxis with calcium/vitamin D supplementation, as well as bisphosphonates in some cases. Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Paraneoplastic pemphigus is very refractory to treatment, with high mortality rates that may be in excess of 90%….

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