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July 1984

Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis: Successful Treatment With Colchicine

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem.

Arch Dermatol. 1984;120(7):960-961. doi:10.1001/archderm.1984.01650430150027

Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (linear IgA disease) is a newly recognized clinical entity. The cutaneous lesions vary from those of dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) to those of a condition with features of both DH and bullous pemphigoid.1,2 The patients with linear IgA disease do not show the microscopic changes of gluten-sensitive enteropathy on jejunal biopsy specimen nor evidence of malab