Non-infectious diffuse vesiculobullous rash in a pancreas and renal transplant recipient

Anthony Rainey, Jena Auerbach, Kairav Shah
Transplant Infectious Disease: An Official Journal of the Transplantation Society 2018, 20 (6): e12990
Solid organ transplant patients are well established to be at risk of herpes simplex virus and varicella zoster virus infection and reactivation. We present a case of a 41-year-old woman with a history of pancreas and renal transplant who presented with what appeared to be disseminated herpes simplex virus or varicella zoster virus induced rash, but who was ultimately diagnosed and treated as linear IgA bullous dermatosis. This case alerts physicians to other non-infectious dermatoses as a cause of vesiculobullous rash in solid organ transplant patients.

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