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  AUTOIMMUNE BULLOUS DISEASES 

Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia 2012 June;147(3):259-67

Copyright © 2012 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Intravenous immunoglobulin: recent advances in the treatment of autoimmune bullous diseases

Daniel B. S. 1, 2, Murrell D. F. 1, 2

1 Department of Dermatology, St George Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia; 2 University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia


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Autoimmune bullous diseases describes a heterogenous group of diseases with skin and mucosal involvement with varying degrees of mortality. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is a specialised treatment used in the management of these AIBD with variable success. This paper outlines the use of IVIg in these diseases.

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