Pemphigus

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What is pemphigus?

Pemphigus is a group of rare autoimmune diseases that cause blistering of the skin and mucous membranes (mouth, nose, throat, eyes, and genitals). Some forms of the disease, including the most common form, may be fatal if left untreated.

Common symptoms reported by people with pemphigus


Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with pemphigus

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Panafcortelone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pemphigus (1)

Data from patients with pemphigus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with pemphigus

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Panafcortelone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pemphigus (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with pemphigus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has pemphigus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 2
40s 2
50s 8
60s 9
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 21

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 15
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from pemphigus patients who have completed their condition history
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