Call For Paper Volume:8 Issue:11 Nov'2021 |

Successful Treatment of Pemphigus Vulgaris in Children Using Methylprednisolone Pulsed Treatment

Publication Date : 28/10/2021


DOI : 10.21884/IJMTER.2021.8039.ZYFOW

Author(s) :

Dwi Murtiastutik , Brigita Ika Rosdiana , Yuri Widia , Irmadita Citrashanty , Sawitri , Iskandar Zulkarnain , Willy Sandhika.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 8
,
Issue 10
(10 - 2021)



Abstract :

Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is a disease which clinical manifestation of mucosal and skin surface blisters classified as autoimmune disease. Intermittent adhesion damage to the epidermis due to IgG autoantibodies complements and sometimes against Desmoglein-1 and Desmoglein-3 can cause acantholysis. PV is mostly found in Jewish, Mediterranean descent, and Asians. PV is most commonly appeared in elderly between 40 and 70 years old. Methylprednisolone pulsed-dose is known as an effective therapy for PV in adult. This case shows successful methylprednisolone pulsed-dose therapy in childhood PV.


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Successful Treatment of Pemphigus Vulgaris in Children Using Methylprednisolone Pulsed Treatment

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