Content - Volume 68, Issue 1
A linear IgM staining of the basal membrane zone (BMZ) is difficult to classify as denoting any known dermatological disorder. In a group of 2,771 persons biopsied for routine immunofluorescence microscopy, 25 cases (0.9%) with this phenomenon were found, whereas the incidences of bullous pemphigoid and linear IgA dermatosis in this group were resp. 1.2% and 0.01%. The IF patterns, serological dat ...
Twenty female patients with late onset acne and idiopathic hyperprolactinemia--but without increased levels of androgens or decreased levels of SHBG--were treated with bromocriptine. All patients had a fall of basal prolactin levels to normal and a great improvement in or even disappearance of their acne.