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Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Patients with this rash need to see a gastroenterologist for evaluation and follow-up. Here's why.
 

Skin Diseases

This monomorphic papular rash is unrelated to medications, recent sickness, or exposure to poison oak. It developed about 6 days earlier.

The "inverted champagne bottle" appearance of the distal leg is a specific finding associated with this condition. Lipodermatosclerosis usually occurs in patients with long-standing venous insufficiency.

This highly pruritic rash has been present for about 2 weeks. The teen says he believes it is spreading. What's your diagnosis?

Abrasions, ecchymoses, and a 3-cm laceration led to infection with Morganella morganii. What do you know about this pathogen? In this quiz: questions on wounds that resulted from falls.

Patients with dermatitis herpetiformis should be referred for consultation with a gastroenterologist for evaluation and follow-up.

This rash began as a small red patch about 10 days earlier while the patient was at wrestling camp.

Does this rash look like impetigo? Herpes? Tinea? Cellulitis? Here's a close look and a link to the answer and discussion.

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