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January 1971

Bullous Pemphigoid in Childhood: Immunofluorescent Studies

Author Affiliations

Galveston, Tex; Minneapolis

From the departments of dermatology (Dr. Fincher) and pediatrics (Dr. Dupree), University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston; and Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr. Bean).

Arch Dermatol. 1971;103(1):88-90. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000130090015

Bullous pemphigoid occurred in a 21/2-year-old boy. The case is significant for it establishes that bullous pemphigoid with immunologic changes characteristic of the disease in adults may occur in early childhood.

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