Case of shift from linear immunoglobulin A bullous dermatosis to pemphigus herpetiformis for a short period of time.
J Dermatol 2017 Feb 5;44(2):189-193. Epub 2016 Nov 5.
Department of Dermatology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.
Pemphigus herpetiformis (PH) is a rare variant of pemphigus characterized by erythemas and vesicles, tending to present with annular-shaped lesions. Immunologically, immunoglobulin (Ig)G deposition at the keratinocyte cell surfaces is observed. Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) is a rare subepidermal blistering disease with linear IgA deposits at the epidermal basement membrane zone (BMZ). Read More