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Pemphigus (Pemphigus Vulgaris) Summary

Description: Group of chronic blistering diseases characterized histologically by ACANTHOLYSIS and blister formation within the EPIDERMIS.

Also Known As: Pemphigus Vulgaris; Pemphigus Foliaceus; Foliaceus, Pemphigus

Networked: 3232 relevant articles (262 outcomes, 359 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pemphigus

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. rituximab (Mabthera) : 63 outcomes 18 studies in 165 results : FDA 3
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 37 outcomes 13 studies in 193 results : IBA
  3. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) : 20 outcomes 11 studies in 90 results : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 19 outcomes 45 studies in 432 results : IBA
  5. Autoantibodies : 16 outcomes 56 studies in 663 results : IBA
  6. Antibodies : 13 outcomes 57 studies in 522 results : IBA
  7. Desmogleins : 12 outcomes 15 studies in 247 results : IBA
  8. Azathioprine (Imuran) : 12 outcomes 8 studies in 76 results : FDA 7 Generic
  9. Prednisolone (Predate) : 12 outcomes 8 studies in 56 results : FDA 55 Generic
  10. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants) : 12 outcomes 4 studies in 62 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pemphigus

  1. Pemphigus (Pemphigus Vulgaris)
  2. Bullous Pemphigoid (Pemphigoid)
  3. Blister (Bulla)
  4. Stomatitis
  5. Skin Diseases
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Key Therapies for Pemphigus

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  1. Plasmapheresis : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 45 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results
  3. Plasma Exchange : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 28 results
  4. Photopheresis : 3 outcomes in 13 results
  5. Thymectomy : 2 outcomes in 7 results
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