Only 10 cases of radiation-induced localized bullous pemphigoid have been reported.1,2 We describe a patient who developed bullous pemphigoid following radiation treatments for locally recurrent breast carcinoma. We believe this case helps to establish radiation-induced localized bullous pemphigoid as an unusual but highly treatable sequela of radiation treatments for locally recurrent breast carcinoma.
Knoell KA, Patterson JW, Gampper TJ, Hendrix, Jr JD. Localized Bullous Pemphigoid Following Radiotherapy for Breast Carcinoma. Arch Dermatol. 1998;134(4):514-515. doi: