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Pemphigus paraneoplastic

Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Introduction

Pemphigus paraneoplastic: A rare type of autoimmune skin blistering disease which affects the skin and/or mucous membranes and occurs in patients with cancer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pemphigus paraneoplastic is available below.

Symptoms of Pemphigus paraneoplastic

Treatments for Pemphigus paraneoplastic

  • There is no specific treatment for the pemphigus other than supportive measures such as attending to secondary infections and pain management. Immunosuppressive therapies may help in some cases. If the underlying cancer can be treated then the pemphigus can resolve
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pemphigus paraneoplastic?

Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Complications

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Causes of Pemphigus paraneoplastic

  • The condition is usually associated with underlying cancers such as: chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Castleman's disease, thymoma, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, sarcomas and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
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Less Common Symptoms of Pemphigus paraneoplastic

Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pemphigus paraneoplastic

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Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pemphigus paraneoplastic

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Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Rare Types

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Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Animations

Prognosis for Pemphigus paraneoplastic

Prognosis for Pemphigus paraneoplastic: The majority of patients with the condition die from the pemphigus or from the underlying cancer. If the pemphigus affects the respiratory or gastrointestinal tract than a poorer prognosis can be anticipated.

Statistics for Pemphigus paraneoplastic

Pemphigus paraneoplastic: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Pemphigus paraneoplastic:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pemphigus paraneoplastic as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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