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Treatment of pemphigus vulgaris with brief, high-dose intravenous glucocorticoids.

Authors
  • Werth, V P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Dermatology
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1996
Volume
132
Issue
12
Pages
1435–1439
Identifiers
PMID: 8961871
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

High-dose pulse administration of glucocorticoids is a potentially effective therapy to be considered in the treatment of patients with severe pemphigus vulgaris. Similar patients treated with conventional orally administered doses of prednisone had protracted courses requiring years of glucocorticoid therapy with no long-term remissions.

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