Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid


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Abstract

Purpose of reviewThis review offers recommendations for monitoring disease status in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid as well therapeutic options including local and systemic therapies.Recent findingsA negative biopsy on direct immunofluorescence does not preclude a diagnosis of OCP. If a patient's cicatrization is active and/or progressive, systemic immunosuppression should be commenced.SummaryOCP is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease that requires systemic immunosuppression.

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