Phemphigus Vulgaris

Neha Bansal
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Phemphigus Vulgaris - Treatment
It was fatal before the development of immune-suppressants due to dehydration or secondary infections. (1, 2) High dose steroids (1-6 mg/kg/day) are usually the drug of choice. (1. 2) Adjuvant therapy with other immune-suppressant drugs like cyclosporine, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, dapsone, IVIG can be tried. (1, 2) For milder forms, topical steroid therapy can suffice. (2)


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