Acercamiento de lesiones por dermatitis herpetiforme

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Acercamiento de lesiones por dermatitis herpetiforme

La dermatitis herpetiforme es una enfermedad inflamatoria crónica que presenta lesiones acompañadas de intenso ardor y prurito. Ésta es una vista de cerca de las lesiones de la dermatitis herpetiforme, las cuales son rojas o eritematosas y pueden ser papulares (algo elevadas), pustulosas (con pus) o tener ampollas o vesículas. La enfermedad se manifiesta súbitamente y puede durar semanas o meses. Sus posibles causas son la sensibilidad y alergia al gluten, que es una proteína del trigo.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/13/2011
  • Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.  Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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