90. Dermatitis Herpetiformis

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Jonathan N. Leonard

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch90

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Leonard, J. N. (2011) Dermatitis Herpetiformis, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch90

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Dermatology, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) - rare vesiculobullous disorder;
  • DH, differentiated - from other subepidermal bullous diseases;
  • patients with DH, incidence of histocompatibility antigens - HLA-B8, HLA-DR3;
  • Costello's report, therapeutic response of DH - and systemic sulphapyridine;
  • Chorzelski et al., and different patterns - IgA deposits, granular pattern in dermal papillae;
  • DH, and subepidermal bullae - papillary tip microabscesses;
  • DH, rare in patients - without Caucasian ancestry;
  • immunogenetic association, autoimmune nature of DH - DH predisposition, autoimmune diseases;
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis, continuing - differing phases of activity for life;
  • treatment of choice for patients with DH - strict gluten-free diet

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