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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-87
Linear IgA dermatosis adult variant with oral manifestation: A rare case report


Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Padanilam, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. T Isaac Joseph
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, Padanilam, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.157207

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Linear immunoglobulin A (IgA) dermatosis (LAD) is a rare autoimmune disorder that presents as a vesiculo-bullous lesion with cutaneous manifestations, but rare oral mucosal involvement. Here we discuss a case of a vesiculobullous lesion with severe oral and ocular mucosal involvement mimicking pemphigoid with histopathological evidence of subepithelial blisters. Direct immunofluorescence (DIF) confirmed the lesion as LAD of adult variant, although with atypical clinical features.


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