Bullous pemphigoid appearing as superficial tissue necrosis after irradiation of the breast: Case history and definitive review of the literature

Mark Gerard Trombetta, Kathleen Erb, Vijay Kudithipudi, Judith Small


Bullous pemphigoid is an unusual condition that occurs rarely as a complication following radiotherapy. Because of the difficulties in the diagnosis of this disease and the need for raising awareness of such as a complication of therapeutic intervention we present a case report and review of the literature with discussion to highlight this disease which can confound the management of breast cancer.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jst.v5n2p53

Journal of Solid Tumors

ISSN 1925-4067(Print)   ISSN 1925-4075(Online)

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