ID#: 20243
Caption: This Nigerian patient's arms exhibited numerous cutaneous blisters, many of which were umbilicated, which had manifested in response to a condition known as dermatitis herpetiformis (DH). These papulovesicular lesions are said to be intensely itchy, and are long-standing, being that this is a chronic condition. DH is an autoimmune disorder, associated with celiac disease, and gluten sensitivity.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Robert S. Craig
Creation Date: 1967
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CDC Organization
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