What education about bullous pemphigoid (BP) should patients receive?

Updated: Oct 14, 2020
  • Author: Lawrence S Chan, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Patients should avoid trauma to the skin. Patients' skin is fragile from the disease, as well as from the use of topical and systemic steroids. Patients should be educated about their disease and treatments, so that they can report adverse effects to their physicians.


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