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Image Number 3705 (Dermatitis herpetiformis)

 
Morphology:
Excoriation

Diagnosis: Dermatitis herpetiformis

Site: Elbow

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type:

Description: Bilateral symmetrical excoriated rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

 Severely pruritic bilateral symmetrical excoriated papulovesicular rash involves the extensor surface of elbows and knees and buttocks. No oral or other mucous membranes involvement. Dramatic response within few days obtained on oral dapsone 100 mg per day.



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