Severe Conjunctival and Eyelid Involvement in Pemphigus Vulgaris

@article{Lifshitz2004SevereCA,
  title={Severe Conjunctival and Eyelid Involvement in Pemphigus Vulgaris},
  author={Tova Lifshitz and Jaime Levy and Emilia Cagnano and S. H. Halevy},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={73-74}
}
Pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is only rarely associated with severe ocular involvement. We present a case of PV with bilateral severe swelling, induration and thickening of eyelids, and multiple conjunctival and lid margin erosions, complicated by high intraocular pressure secondary to steroid treatment. After successful systemic immunosuppressive, steroid, and antiglaucomatous treatment, clinical features were resolved, and intraocular pressure returned to normal. Severe ocular diseases without… CONTINUE READING

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