ID#: 4485
This was a 4-year-old child with a vesiculopapular skin eruption on the buttocks, due to dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a rash that usually occurs on the buttocks, knees and elbows. DH is a chronic autoimmune disorder caused by one’s intolerance towards gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ K.L. Herrmann
Creation Date: 1975
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