Scoring systems in pemphigus

Indian J Dermatol. 2011 Mar;56(2):145-9. doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.80403.


Pemphigus is a dreaded disease encountered not infrequently in dermatology settings. While scoring systems in various dermatological conditions exist, objective parameters for assessing disease activity and therapeutic responses in pemphigus are not uniform and foolproof. This article presents various scoring systems in pemphigus.

Keywords: Autoimmune bullous disease; index; pemphigus; score.