Delvac at eijkman.go.id
Wed Nov 6 20:04:08 EST 1996
At 08:08 PM 11/3/96 GMT, you wrote:
>my mother has according the diagnosis of her medical doctor pemphigus
>He treats it with: nicotinamide and tetracycline bust there are no
>results the last year and we are affraid she is dying.
>Who knows aboute this rare disease or has some suggestions for me
>Thanks in advance for all your reactions.
>internet: Donker1 at pi.net
>fidonet : 2:500/100.6403
Pemphigus vulgaris commonly is caused by autoimmun disorder.
So the treatment strategy is to give immunosuppresant to the patient.
Corticosteroid such as prednison or dexamethasone is commonly used to treat
this disease, but you should be careful to determine the dosage and to cover
the patient from secondary infection due to the immunosupressive effect of
I suggest you to consult Dermatologist
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