Treatment of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid with immunosuppressive drug therapy.

@article{Thorne2008TreatmentOO,
  title={Treatment of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid with immunosuppressive drug therapy.},
  author={Jennifer E. Thorne and Fasika A. Woreta and Douglas A. Jabs and Grant J. Anhalt},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 12},
  pages={2146-2152.e1}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of immunosuppressive drug therapy in the treatment of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP). DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Ninety-four patients with biopsy-proven ocular MMP seen at the Pemphigoid Clinic at Wilmer Eye Institute from July 1984 through November 2006. METHODS Data recorded included demographics, use and doses of immunosuppressive drugs, response to therapy, and side effects associated with drug use. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING
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