pediatric blistering

Coma Bullae – Friday Pop Quiz 5/28
Coma Bullae
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A 6-month old infant develops tense blisters on the distal extremities which develop on normal-appearing skin. He has a neurologic disease and has been immobilized for a long period of time. The blisters spontaneously heal within 1-2 weeks. You suspect a diagnosis of coma bullae. Which of the following is the key characteristic histologic feature that would assist you in making this diagnosis? …