Saunders MS, Gentile RD, Lobritz RW. Primary laryngeal and nasal septal lesions in pemphigus vulgaris . J Am Osteopath Assoc 1992;92(7):933. doi: https://doi.org/10.7556/jaoa.1918.104.22.1683.
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Synchronous laryngeal and nasal septal lesions in pemphigus vulgaris are rare. The authors report a case of pemphigus vulgaris in an elderly man who was seen with lesions of the supraglottic larynx and nasal septum. The classic skin changes of pemphigus eventually developed, and the patient responded to daily treatments of 80 mg of prednisone. Steroids and immunosuppressive agents remain the treatment of choice, but a favorable prognosis is still dependent on early diagnosis and institution of therapy.
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