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chronic bullous dermatosis of childhood


Definition: a rare, self-limiting bullous disease, chiefly of the trunk, perioral, and pelvic areas, with onset in the first decade, successively less severe recurrences, and total remission at adolescence; linear epidermal basement membrane zone deposit of IgA is found in involved and in normal skin.

Synonym(s): linear IgA bullous disease in children

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