What are the goals of bullous pemphigoid (BP) treatment?

Updated: Oct 14, 2020
  • Author: Lawrence S Chan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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As in other autoimmune bullous diseases, the goal of therapy in bullous pemphigoid is as follows:

  • Decrease blister formation

  • Promote healing of blisters and erosions

  • Determine the minimal dose of medication necessary to control the disease process


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