ALAN EBRINGER, M.B., M.R.A.C.P.; IAN R. MACKAY, M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.A.C.P.
A 49-year-old woman had pemphigus vulgaris for 8 years. She had been treated for 5 years with prednisolone in increasingly high doses, up to 200 mg daily, and had developed numerous and life-threatening side-effects. She was treated over the last 3 years with cyclophosphamide, 200 mg daily, in four separate courses. This allowed gradual reduction in the high maintenance doses of prednisolone and induced remissions.
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EBRINGER A, MACKAY IR. Pemphigus Vulgaris Successfully Treated with Cyclophosphamide. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:125–127. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-1-125
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(1):125-127.
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