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Mycophenolate mofetil therapy for pediatric bullous pemphigoid

  • Author(s): Seminario-Vidal, Lucia;
  • Sami, Naveed;
  • Miller, Jonathan;
  • Theos, Amy
  • et al.

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a common autoimmune blistering disease in the adult population, but extremely rare in the pediatric population. Childhood BP usually has a favorable prognosis and responds well to topical and oral steroids. However, for patients that do not respond to corticosteroids, therapeutic alternatives are scarce. We report a case of a toddler with recalcitrant BP who was successfully treated with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF).

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