Chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood

K J Tomecki
Southern Medical Journal 1983, 76 (5): 651-3
Chronic blistering dermatosis of childhood (CBDC) in a 1-year-old black girl responded to the administration of sulfapyridine. CBDC is a rare blistering skin disease characterized by the presence of tense bullae and the linear deposition of IgA at the dermal-epidermal junction of lesional and perilesional skin. The disease may resemble bullous impetigo, bullous erythema multiforme, dermatitis herpetiformis, or pemphigus. The treatment involves the use of either dapsone or sulfapyridine.

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