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Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2012 May;32(2):317-22, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.iac.2012.04.011. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Dapsone in the management of autoimmune bullous diseases.

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Suite 1-330A, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.

Abstract

Dapsone is used in the treatment of autoimmune bullous diseases (AIBD), a group of disorders resulting from autoimmunity directed against basement membrane and/or intercellular adhesion molecules on cutaneous and mucosal surfaces. This review summarizes the limited published data evaluating dapsone as a therapy for AIBD.

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PMC3928009
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