Search Results for: celiac sprue

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…ates T cell specific responses with ensuing inflammation and autoantibody production of the IgA class. Whereas patients with celiac disease have predominantly autoantibodies to tissue transglutaminase (tTG), IgA autoantibodies to epidermal…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Clinical Case

Clinical Case Case 1 35-year-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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Key Points

…utaneous lesion. EED has been associated with HIV/AIDS, hematologic disorders (IgA monoclonal gammopathy, multiple myeloma), celiac disease, Wegener’s granulomatosis, connective tissue disorders (especially systemic lupus erythematosus), and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Treatment

…dance of gluten is helpful. To obtain dietary directions, refer 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…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Treatment

…roquine, clofazimine and cyclophosphamide may be helpful. Oral 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…

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,…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Dermatitis herpetiformis

…riations clinical Urticarial entirely and bullous wholly represent the extremes. Gluten-sensitive enteropathy that resembles celiac disease is a finding associated commonly. Differential diagnosis clinical Bullous pemphigoid nearly always displays…

Rongioletti F, Smoller BR (eds). Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease. New York: Springer; 2010

Rongioletti F, Smoller BR (eds). Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease. New York: Springer; 2010

…as also been seen in the absence of a glucagon-producing tumor and may be associated with various systemic diseases, such as celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, etc. Thus, its inclusion in the chapter of pancreatic disease or paraneoplastic…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Versus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus?* I

…arthritis developed from time to time in patients with psoriasis and granuloma faciale/erythema elevatum diutinum, and that celiac disease occurred episodically in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis. In like vein, it was inconceivable to…