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Subcorneal pustular dermatosis associated with rheumatoid arthritis and raised IgA: simultaneous remission of skin and joint involvements with dapsone treatment.
  1. H Roger,
  2. J P Thevenet,
  3. P Souteyrand,
  4. B Sauvezie
  1. Department of Dermatology, Hotel Dieu, Clermont-Ferrand, France.


    A 44 year old white woman with rheumatoid arthritis for 19 years developed subcorneal pustular dermatosis. She had increased polyclonal IgA and IgA rheumatoid factor. After 4 months' treatment with dapsone 100 mg daily the patient had neither skin lesions nor active joint disease.

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