A Case of Drug-induced Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis

Sofanit A Dessie, Davinder Singh, Varun Dobariya, Derek Evans, Peimei He
Curēus 2020 March 4, 12 (3): e7175
Linear immunoglobulin A (IgA) bullous dermatosis (LABD) presents as a rare autoimmune disease that can either occur spontaneously or induced by certain drugs, the most common of which is vancomycin. LABD is a subepidermal blistering disease that is diagnosed by detecting linear IgA bands along the basement membrane. We present a case of a 59-year-old man with worsening blistering skin rash who was treated with vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam for pneumonia.

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