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.Acercamiento de lesiones por dermatitis herpetiforme

Revision

Last reviewed 5/15/2013 by Kevin Berman, MD, PhD, Atlanta Center for Dermatologic Disease, Atlanta, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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