Search Results for: celiac sprue

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…ssic presentation. DH is mediated by IgA autoantibodies, like celiac disease, and is a cutaneous manifestation of gluten sensitivity. Components of gluten, particularly gliadin (alcohol-soluble portion of gluten), are converted by transglutaminase in…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Clinical Case

…old female No past medical history Family history notable for celiac disease Presents for evaluation and management of new, intensely pruritic eruption on elbows, lower back, hips, buttocks, posterior thighs. Prior treatments with topical corticoster…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Key Points

…ogic disorders (IgA monoclonal gammopathy, multiple myeloma), celiac disease, Wegener’s granulomatosis, connective tissue disorders (especially systemic lupus erythematosus), and recurrent streptococcal infections. Dapsone is the first-line therapy f…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Treatment

…the patient to a dietician skilled in treating patients with celiac disease. A successful dietary regimen requires an intelligent, highly motivated patient who dines at home. Most patients who adhere to their diet will be able to reduce their medica…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Treatment

…corticosteroids are typically not effective. In patients with celiac disease, a gluten-free diet may be useful. Intermittent plasma exchange has been successfully employed in patients with IgA paraproteinemia. Antiretroviral treatment will improve EE…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Dermatitis Herpetiformis

An inflammatory process characterized by symmetrical distribution, especially on the skin of the scalp, overlying the scapulae and the sacrum, on the buttocks, and on the extensor surface of the extremities, of clusters of urticarial papules, papulo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatitis herpetiformis

…ent the extremes. Gluten-sensitive enteropathy that resembles celiac disease is a finding associated commonly. Differential diagnosis clinical Bullous pemphigoid nearly always displays bullae eventually, some of which may be huge, and has a predilect…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…is and granuloma faciale/erythema elevatum diutinum, and that celiac disease occurred episodically in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis. In like vein, it was inconceivable to dermatologists especially, but also to general pathologists, that disc…