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Dermatitis herpetiformis: A condition which is characterized by a chronic pruritic dermatitis. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Dermatitis herpetiformis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Rare, chronic, papulo-vesicular disease characterized by an intensely pruritic eruption consisting of various combinations of symmetrical, erythematous, papular, vesicular, or bullous lesions. The disease is strongly associated with the presence of HLA-B8 and HLA-DR3 antigens. A variety of different autoantibodies has been detected in small numbers in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis.
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