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Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology
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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-64

Pemphigus vulgaris-associated anterior scleritis: A case study

1 Department of Dermatology, King Saud University, College of Medicine; Department of Dermatology, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Dermatology, King Saud University, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Surgery, Division of Ophthalmology, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4 Vitreoretinal Division, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Salim Alkeraye
King Saud University, College of Medicine, P.O. Box 11472 Riyadh 7805
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/meajo.MEAJO_442_20

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Ocular involvement in pemphigus vulgaris (PV) is relatively rare. The conjunctiva and eyelids are considered the most common affected sites in ocular pemphigus. Scleritis is rarely reported as a manifestation of PV. We present a case report of anterior scleritis as a manifestation of PV and its response to rituximab therapy.

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