Dermatitis herpetiforme en el codo

Esta fotografía muestra la rodilla de una persona que tiene una enfermedad inflamatoria crónica llamada dermatitis herpetiforme, la cual produce ampollas (vesículas o bullas), rojas y elevadas (papulares) que arden y pican intensamente. La dermatitis herpetiforme se desarrolla repentinamente, dura semanas o meses y puede estar asociada con enfermedades digestivas (tales como la enfermedad celíaca).Dermatitis herpetiforme en el codo

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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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