2020
DOI: 10.1111/dth.14079
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Abstract: Although azathioprine (AZA) combined with corticosteroids remains the first-line therapy to treat patients with pemphigus vulgaris (PV), there are increasing reports of AZA-induced leukopenia, which provides the rationale for monitoring the blood cell count and testing the genotypes at the thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) and the nucleoside diphosphate-linked moiety X-type motif 15 (NUDT15) genes. Here, we reported a case of persistent refractory PV in a Chinese patient with three runs of AZA-corticosteroid…

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