Pemphigus vulgaris - An alternative for steroid treatment?

Lehavit Akerman*, Daniel Mimouni, Akiva Trattner, Michael David

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Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune disease with a well-established immunological basis. Treatment is based on high dose and maintenance systemic corticosteroids. We report on a patient with a recurrence of full-blown pemphigus vulgaris after a trial of alternative hypnosis therapy to replace the corticosteroids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-494+551
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2006


  • Alternative treatment
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Dermatology
  • Pemphigus vulgaris


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