Elizabeth Kaplan, Author at Clinical Advisor

Elizabeth Kaplan

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Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis I. What every physician needs to know. Dermatitis herpetiformis is an autoimmune blistering (papules and vesicles) skin condition associated with a gluten-sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease). II. Diagnostic Confirmation: Are you sure your patient has dermatitis herpetiformis? Dermatitis herpetiformis is a skin condition characterized by extremely itchy papules and vesicles usually on the extremities…

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