chronic bullous disease of childhood

chronic bullous disease of childhood

A rare, self-limiting bullous disease that causes lesions beneath the epidermis, in the oral cavity, and sometimes on the conjunctiva, where scars may form. The disease is characterized by the presence of immunoglobulin A deposits lined up along the basement membrane of the epithelium.
Synonym: linear immunoglobulin A disease
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On the other hand, chronic bullous disease of childhood (CBDC) was recognized earlier as sub epidermal vesiculobullous disease in preschool children characterized by tense blisters, often in an annular arrangement, predominately in flexural areas, especially the lower trunk, thigh and groin.
Chronic bullous disease of childhood, childhood cicatrical pemphigoid, and linear IgA disease of adults: a comparative study demonstrating clinical and immunological overlap.
Three patients were anti-HCV positive, 2 were diagnosed as having pulmonary tuberculosis, one patient was taking systemic corticosteroids for chronic bullous disease of childhood and one patient was recently diagnosed as leukemia although chemotherapy had not yet been started.
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