It is possible that the main title of the report Dermatitis Herpetiformis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
- Brocq-Duhring Disease
- Duhring Disease
- Dermatitis Multiformis
Dermatitis herpetiformis, also known as Duhring disease, is a rare, chronic, skin disorder characterized by the presence of groups of severely itchy (pruritic) blisters and raised skin lesions (papules). These are more common on the knees, elbows, buttocks and shoulder blades. The exact cause of this disease is not known although it is frequently associated with the inability to digest gluten (gluten sensitive enteropathy [GSE] or celiac sprue).
Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
31214 124th Ave SE
Auburn, WA 98092
NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
One AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness
P.O. Box 544
224 South Maple Street
Ambler, PA 19002
Australasian Blistering Diseases Foundation
St. George Hospital,
Department of Dermatology
Sydney, NSW 2217
Coeliac Society of Australia Inc.
Suite 1, 41 - 45 Pacific Highway
Waitara, NSW 2077
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