Paraneoplastic Pemphigus News and Research

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Pemphigus diseases are a rare group of autoimmune conditions characterized by the formation of blisters that affect the skin and / or mucous membranes. Paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) is a rare form of pemphigus that is generally associated with lymphoproliferative disorders such as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Castleman disease, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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Rituximab used to treat skin disorders

Rituximab used to treat skin disorders

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise