Oral Pemphigus treated with minipulse therapy.

Kundoor Vinay Kumar Reddy, Kotya Naik Maloth, Tejaswini Meesala, Moni Thakur

Abstract


Pemphigus is a chronic potentially fatal autoimmune disorder that causes blisters and erosions of the skin and oral mucous membrane. Most of the cases present oral manifestations as the first clinical sign along with dermal lesions. Only 0.5 to 3.2 of cases are reported each year per 1,000,000 population with oral manifestations without dermal participation, and is at times difficult to diagnose. We report a case of oral pemphigus vulgaris in a 20 year old female patient without dermal manifestations treated with oral mini pulse therapy

Keywords


autoimmune diseases, blister, pulse therapy, pemphigus

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