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Pemphigus Owner Factsheet

Pemphigus is a potentially fatal autoimmune disease of the skin. It can be treated with short- or long-term use of immunosuppressive medications but disease resistance to treatment and side effects of medications account for most of the deaths caused by this disease.

 

Image: Pemphigus foliaceus ©Flemming Kristensen

What is pemphigus?

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What are the signs of pemphigus?

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How will my vet diagnose pemphigus?

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How is pemphigus treated?

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Will my pet get better?

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