ANY QUESTIONSBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6974.235 (Published 28 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:235
- AC Chu
A 76 year old man has a diagnosis, proved by biopsy, of pemphigus foliaceus, which is reasonably well controlled by azathioprine and minocycline. The occasional flare ups are associated with a history of handling sheep that have been recently dipped. Could there be a connection?
Pemphigus foliaceus is an autoimmune disease in which autoantibodies directed to the intercellular cement in the …