dermatitis herpetiformis

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der·ma·ti·tis her·pet·i·for·'mis

a chronic disease of the skin marked by a symmetric itching eruption of vesicles and papules that occur in groups; relapses are common; associated with gluten-sensitive enteropathy and IgA together with neutrophils beneath the epidermis of lesional and perilesional skin.
Synonym(s): Duhring disease

dermatitis herpetiformis

Brocq-Duhring disease, dermatitis multiformis, Duhring's disease Dermatology A chronic idiopathic skin disorder characterized by groups of severely pruritic blisters and papules, often associated with gluten-sensitive enteropathy. See Bullous disease.

der·ma·ti·tis her·pet·i·for·mis

(dĕr'mă-tī'tis hĕr-pet-i-fōr'mis)
A chronic disease of the skin marked by a symmetric itching eruption of vesicles and papules that occur in groups; relapses are common; associated with gluten-sensitive enteropathy and IgA immune complexes beneath the epidermis of both lesioned and normal-looking skin.
Synonym(s): Duhring disease.

dermatitis herpetiformis

An uncommon skin disease causing intensely itchy blistering red spots, occurring symmetrically on the elbows, shoulder-blades, buttocks and the backs of the thighs. It is thought to be due to allergy to wheat protein (gluten) and the formation of IMMUNE COMPLEXES. It may occur in COELIAC DISEASE.

Dermatitis herpetiformis

A chronic very itchy skin disease with groups of red lesions that leave spots behind when they heal. It is sometimes associated with cancer of an internal organ.
Mentioned in: Itching

Duhring,

Louis Adolphus, U.S. dermatologist, 1845-1913.
Duhring disease - a chronic skin disease marked by a symmetric itching eruption of vesicles and papules that occur in groups. Synonym(s): dermatitis herpetiformis

der·ma·ti·tis her·pet·i·for·mis

(dĕr'mă-tī'tis hĕr-pet-i-fōr'mis)
Chronic skin disease marked by a symmetric itching eruption of vesicles and papules that occur in groups; relapses are common.

Patient discussion about dermatitis herpetiformis

Q. What are the causes of dermatitis herpetiformis?

A. no one knows what triggers the body immune system to attack the body. but there is a theory it's has to be connected to your genetics of your immune system and getting infected by an unknown virus. they think most of the autoimmune diseases are caused by unknown viruses that have similar proteins to the tissues in your body and when the immune system reacts to it- it also attack the body.

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