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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131453
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract Pemphigus is an autoimmune disease of the skin and mucous membranes and is mediatedby IgG autoantibodies against desmoglein (Dsg), a cadherin-type cell-cell adhesionmolecule in desmosomes. Recently, an active disease mouse model of pemphigus vulgaris(PV) was generated with a unique...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131454
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract Pemphigus foliaceus (PF) and its endemic form fogo selvagem (FS) are autoimmune diseasescharacterized clinically by transient cutaneous superficial blisters. As opposed to pemphigusvulgaris (PV), patients lack mucosal involvement. Acantholysis in the upper epidermisis appreciated...
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Published: 30 November 1900
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-05024-0
EISBN: 978-3-318-05024-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 53
Published: 13 November 2017
10.1159/000478078
EISBN: 978-3-318-06101-7
... in the treatment of autoimmune bullous diseases are rituximab, especially in pemphigus and mucous membrane pemphigoid, and omalizumab in bullous pemphigoid. Rituximab is a promising therapeutic option in pemphigus and mucous membrane pemphigoid. Its tolerance is rather good, although rare but potentially severe...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 53
Published: 13 November 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06101-7
..., Leandro M: Rituximab in non-haematological disorders of adults and its mode of action. Br J Haematol 2009;146:233-246. 4. Joly P, Mouquet H, Roujeau JC, et al: A single cycle of rituximab for the treatment of severe pemphigus. N Engl J Med 2007;357:545-552. 5. Onrust SV, Lamb HM, Balfour JA...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 97
Published: 07 May 2012
10.1159/000335633
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9971-9
.... The treatment of the lupus-related syndrome requires anti-TNF therapy to be stopped in the majority of cases. Corticosteroids and immunosuppressive agents can also be used if needed [ 12 ]. Vesiculobullous Drug Eruptions This category of vesiculobullous reactions includes drug-induced pemphigus, bullous...
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Published: 30 November 1900
10.1159/000404872
EISBN: 978-3-318-05024-0
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Published: 30 November 1900
10.1159/000404873
EISBN: 978-3-318-05024-0
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Published: 30 November 1900
10.1159/000404875
EISBN: 978-3-318-05024-0
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Published: 30 November 1900
10.1159/000404877
EISBN: 978-3-318-05024-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 40
Published: 10 February 2011
10.1159/000321051
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9616-9
...), oral and genital lichen planus, plasma cell balanitis and vulvitis, mucous membrane pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris, all conditions having usually a protracted course, requiring long-lasting treatment. There is current evidence for the effectiveness of both pimecrolimus and tacrolimus in the topical...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 97
Published: 07 May 2012
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9971-9
... of newer biologic agents. Semin Cutan Med Surg 2007;26:6-14 13. Brenner S, Wolf R, Ruocco V: Drug-induced pemphigus. I. A survey. Clin Dermatol 1993;11:501-505 14. Ruocco V, De Angelis E, Lombardi ML: Druginduced pemphigus. II. Pathomechanisms and experimental investigations. Clin Dermatol 1993;11...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 40
Published: 10 February 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9616-9
... pemphigus vulgaris treated topically with tacrolimus ointment. Arch Dermatol 2003; 139: 1083-1084 43. Günther C Wozel G Meurer M Pfeiffer C: Topical tacrolimus treatment for cicatricial pemphigoid. J Am Acad Dermatol 2004; 50: 325-326 44. Assmann T Becker J Ruzicka T Megahed M: Topical...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 10
Published: 29 April 1981
10.1159/000396284
EISBN: 978-3-318-03447-9
... the skin lesions of some acantholytic dermatoses (Darier’s disease [DD], Hailey-Hailey’s disease [HHD], and pemphigus vulgaris [PV]) in explant culture, and we observed the behavior of outgrown epidermal cells for a relatively short time after explantation.The cell outgrowth from the skin of a patient...