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Childhood pemphigus treated with gold.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  348118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of childhood pemphigus is reported. The natural history of this rare entity and past methods of treatment are reviewed. We also report on what is to our knowledge the first known use of gold in the treatment of childhood pemphigus. This modality appears to have been of benefit in our patient to date.
R L Paltzik; T A Laude
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of dermatology     Volume:  114     ISSN:  0003-987X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Dermatol     Publication Date:  1978 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-06-28     Completed Date:  1978-06-28     Revised Date:  2008-03-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372433     Medline TA:  Arch Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  768-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
Antibodies / analysis
Aurothioglucose / therapeutic use*
Child, Preschool
Drug Therapy, Combination
Gold / therapeutic use*
Middle Aged
Pemphigus / drug therapy*,  immunology
Prednisone / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 0/Antibodies; 12192-57-3/Aurothioglucose; 53-03-2/Prednisone; 7440-57-5/Gold

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