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[Comment] Doxycycline: a first-line treatment for bullous pemphigoid?

Bullous pemphigoid is the most common autoimmune blistering skin disease, and incidence is on the rise, due at least in part to its association with older age.1,2 Treatment of bullous pemphigoid presents a challenge to the clinician, as first-line treatment regimens—either oral corticosteroids or whole body application of super-potent topical steroids—result in substantial morbidity and mortality or present logistical challenges in the elderly.3

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