Pemphigus vulgaris—report of six cases including a good response with oestrogen therapy

@article{Nally1971PemphigusVO,
  title={Pemphigus vulgaris—report of six cases including a good response with oestrogen therapy},
  author={Fergal F. Nally},
  journal={Irish Journal of Medical Science},
  year={1971},
  volume={140},
  pages={353-367}
}
SummaryA REVIEW of the literature of pemphigus vulgaris is presented and six cases are reported. The value of immunofluorescent serological tests in estimating the antibody titre to intercellular substance of squamous epithelium is discussed. The oral features are described and an unusually beneficial response to norinyl-1 therapy in one case is reported. It is suggested that this form of therapy may act in producing a steroid-sparing effect by increasing the half life of endogenously-produced… CONTINUE READING

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