Inter J Stomatol ›› 2017, Vol. 44 ›› Issue (1): 63-68.doi: 10.7518/gjkq.2017.01.014

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Adverse effects and their management—treating oral pemphigus vulgaris with systemic glucocorticoid therapy

Zhang Xuefeng, Wang Jiongke, Zeng Xin, Chen Qianming.   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Dept. of Oral Medicine, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
  • Received:2016-04-11 Online:2017-01-01 Published:2017-01-01

Abstract: Systemic glucocorticoid therapy has been the main therapy for the treatment of many diseases, including pemphigus vulgaris. However, roughly two-thirds of these patients experience at least one glucocorticoid-induced adverse event. Therefore, understanding the side effects of glucocorticoids and managing them properly is critical for treating pemphigus vulgaris. This paper reviews the adverse events and relevant treatments during glucocorticoid interventions of pemphigus vulgaris.

Key words: glucocorticoid, pemphigus vulgaris, side effects

CLC Number: 

  • R781.5+9

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