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Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis: Introduction

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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Dermatitis herpetiformis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Definitions of Dermatitis herpetiformis:

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.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Dermatitis herpetiformis

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How Common are these Causes of Dermatitis herpetiformis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dermatitis herpetiformis. Of the 22 causes of Dermatitis herpetiformis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 21 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dermatitis herpetiformis:

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What are the alternative names for Dermatitis herpetiformis:

Duhring's disease, Duhring-Brocq disease
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Dermatitis herpetiformis:

Rash (1165 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

Symptoms related to Dermatitis herpetiformis:

Skin rash (461 causes), Skin blisters (426 causes), Skin itch (1068 causes), Autoimmune thyroid disease, Celiac Disease, Collagenous celiac disease, Down's syndrome, Psychiatric disorders

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