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Spring 2002, Vol. 10 No. 1

H.K. Dermatol. Venereol. Bull. (2002) 10, 4-9

Review Article

Adjuvant Therapies of Pemphigus Vulgaris: A Review

W Chan

Despite the reduction in mortality since the use of corticosteroids, pemphigus vulgaris still carries significant morbidity. This article reviewed recent studies on the use of available adjuvant therapies, including azathioprine, pulse cyclophosphamide, cyclosporine, methotrexate, anti-inflammatory agents, plasmapheresis, mycophenolate mofetil and intravenous immunoglobulins.