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Paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the mediastinum: A favourable response to treatment and review of the literature.
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PMID:  25369175     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) is an autoimmune blistering disorder that occurs in association with an underlying neoplasm. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour (IMT) is a rare low-grade sarcoma of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts associated with inflammatory cells, most commonly occurring in the lung. In this study, a case of PNP associated with IMT of the mediastinum is reported. The patient had a favourable outcome following surgical resection and treatment with a systemic steroid, azathioprine, and i.v. immunoglobulin. The occurrence of PNP with sarcomas, specifically IMT, is noteworthy although it is not well studied in the existing literature.
Authors:
Narges Ghandi; Alireza Ghanadan; Mohammad-Reza Azizian; Pardis Hejazi; Nessa Aghazadeh; Parvin Tavousi; Maryam Daneshpazhooh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Australasian journal of dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1440-0960     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-5    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0135232     Medline TA:  Australas J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 The Australasian College of Dermatologists.
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