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AUTOIMMUNE BULLOUS DISEASES
Lunardon L., Payne A. S.
Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Rituximab, an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, has been successfully used off-label for treatment of autoimmune blistering diseases. We discuss rituximab mechanisms of action, host factors that may affect response to rituximab, and the efficacy and safety of rituximab in autoimmune blistering diseases, incorporating recent data on the use of rituximab in other autoimmune disease patients.