[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
November 1977

Transient Acantholytic Dermatosis-Reply

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(11):1611-1612. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640110131034

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In Reply.—  Drs Lockwood and Elias strive mightily to establish a case for bullous impetigo. They minimize the evidence that points to transient acantholytic dermatosis and deprecate the credibility of two experienced clinicians (my coauthors) who observed the cases reported. In rebuttal, let me point out that the degree of acantholysis was far in excess of that in impetigo and simulated pemphigus foliaceus, and no microorganisms were present in the many histologic sections. Incidentally, Ralph W. Grover, MD (Archives 101:426-434, 1970) reviewed our material prior to

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview