Intravenous immunoglobulins for treatment of connective tissue diseases in dermatology

  title={Intravenous immunoglobulins for treatment of connective tissue diseases in dermatology},
  author={PhD Assoc. Prof. Lyubomir A. Dourmishev and Dimitrina V. Guleva and PhD Prof. Ljubka G. Miteva},
  journal={Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift},
Connective tissue diseases are a heterogeneous group of autoimmune disorders affecting not only skin, but also various organs and systems. First-line treatment of connective tissue diseases is systemic steroids as monotherapy or combined with immunosuppressive drugs. Since intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIGs) have been found to be effective for various autoimmune dermatoses, their indications have expanded tremendously. The aim this review article is to highlight the indications, effectiveness… CONTINUE READING


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