[IgA pemphigus. Successful treatment with mycophenolate mofetil].

Journal Article

IgA pemphigus is a rare intraepidermal autoimmune disease characterized by the presence of intercellular IgA deposits, intraepidermal acantholysis with infiltration of neutrophils, and circulating IgA autoantibodies against keratinocyte cell surface components. We report for the first time about a patient with IgA pemphigus who was successfully treated with mycophenolate mofetil.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Burchardt, T; Büchau, A; Ruzicka, T; Megahed, M

Published Date

  • April 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 55 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 387 - 389

PubMed ID

  • 15021936

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-1173

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0017-8470

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00105-004-0713-8

Language

  • ger