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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

PASSOS, Leny et al. Linear IgA/IgG bullous dermatosis: successful treatment with dapsone and mycophenolate mofetil. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.4, pp. 747-750. ISSN 0365-0596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000400018.

A 21-year-old female presenting linear IgA and IgG disease initially responded well to dapsone therapy. However, the treatment with dapsone was withdrawn due to severe anemia induced by malaria, which led to worsening of the clinical picture. Although prednisone and methylprednisolone were tried, the patient responded only to the association of dapsone and mycophenolate mofetil

Keywords : Dapsone; Immunoglobulin A; Immunoglobulin G; Receptors, IgG.

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