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Minocycline is a useful adjuvant therapy for pemphigus.

Abstract:

Pemphigus is an autoimmune blistering disease with high mortality if untreated. The cases of 10 patients who had minocycline 100 mg daily added as adjuvant therapy are reported. Prior to the use of minocycline, all patients had active disease, nine were on prednisolone (10-40 mg) and five were on azathioprine (100-200 mg). The response was assessed on clinical improvement and reduction of immunosuppressive (IS) drugs. It was graded into four categories: major, minor, equivocal and no signific...

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Gaspar, ZS More by this author
Walkden, V More by this author
Wojnarowska, F More by this author
Journal:
The Australasian journal of dermatology
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
93-95
Publication date:
1996-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1440-0960
ISSN:
0004-8380
URN:
uuid:d800236a-8ae4-4cf1-900d-2c5abda26ab8
Source identifiers:
31112
Local pid:
pubs:31112

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