Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 155--158

Steroid pulse therapies in dermatology


Gaurang Gupta, Ambuj Jain, Naveen Kikkeri Narayanasetty 
 Department of Dermatology, SDM Medical College, Sattur, Dharwad, Karnataka, India

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Gaurang Gupta
Department of Dermatology, OPD No. 10, SDM Medical College, Sattur, Dharwad - 580 009, Karnataka
India

Steroids pulse therapies are used in inflammatory and autoimmune conditions as they are cumulatively less toxic. Pulse therapy is the administration of supra therapeutic administration of steroids in intermittent manner. This form of therapy has given excellent treatment response with very few side-effects. Various modifications of steroid pulse therapies have been tried in pemphigus, alopecia, vitiligo etc., successfully.


How to cite this article:
Gupta G, Jain A, Narayanasetty NK. Steroid pulse therapies in dermatology.Muller J Med Sci Res 2014;5:155-158


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Gupta G, Jain A, Narayanasetty NK. Steroid pulse therapies in dermatology. Muller J Med Sci Res [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Nov 29 ];5:155-158
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