Whether you're considering Rituxan or have already started taking it, see below for resources that can help you learn more about treatment and living with pemphigus vulgaris (PV).
Many patient support groups offer helpful information about PV and treatment options. Some may also help you connect with a local support group where you can share your experiences and learn more about PV.
International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation
The IPPF mission is to improve the quality of life for all those affected by pemphigus and pemphigoid through early diagnosis and support. It empowers patients to become self-advocates so that they can continue to live active, healthy, productive lives.
The Mayo Clinic
The site of this nonprofit organization includes background and helpful information on pemphigus, including PV.
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
A patient advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families living with rare diseases.
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