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Pemphigus foliaceus: a case report and short review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16983898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) is a rare autoimmune blistering disease presenting in endemic and sporadic forms. The typical presentation is recurrent shallow erosions in a seborrheic distribution. We present a case of a 58-year-old woman with PF who was successfully treated with a combination of oral corticosteroids and dapsone. We also provide a concise review of the literature and discuss the etiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and management of PF.
Amor Khachemoune; Kjetil Kristoffer Guldbakke; Eric Ehrsam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-20     Completed Date:  2007-01-19     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, 530 First Ave, Suite 7R, New York, NY 10016, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Pemphigus / drug therapy,  etiology*,  pathology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents

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