Kaposi's sarcoma after steroid therapy for pemphigus foliaceus.

Abstract

A patient with pemphigus foliaceus, derived from pemphigus erythematosus, developed Kaposi's sarcoma characterized by wide-spread skin nodules on the extremities after 5-month treatment with large doses of prednisone. The patient died one year later. We conclude that the immunosuppressive treatment with prolonged large doses of prednisone is attributable to… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics