[Efficacy of rituximab in a case of refractory bullous pemphigoid].


BACKGROUND The mainstay in the treatment of bullous pemphigoid (BP) is corticosteroids. Immunosuppressive agents might be used for steroid-sparing effect. We report the case of a patient with refractory BP successfully treated with rituximab. PATIENTS AND METHODS An 83-year-old woman was hospitalized in January 2005 for severe BP. She was initially… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.annder.2008.10.038


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