The effect of treatment and its related side effects in patients with severe ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.

@article{Miserocchi2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of treatment and its related side effects in patients with severe ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.},
  author={Elisabetta Miserocchi and Stefanos Baltatzis and Manolette R Roque and Abdul Razzaque Ahmed and Charles Stephen Foster},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={111-8}
}
PURPOSE To determine the clinical outcome of patients with ocular-cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) and the influence of systemic treatment on clinical progression. DESIGN Noncomparative interventional case series. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-one patients with biopsy-proven OCP. METHODS Patients with documented disease progression treated with chemotherapy and/or corticosteroids were followed between 1985 and 2000. The parameters evaluated were ocular stage at presentation, visual acuity, ocular… CONTINUE READING

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