Dermatitis herpetiformis

Background

  • Autoimmune disorder associated gluten sensitivity

Evaluation

Characteristic rash
  • Looks like scabies, but clustered around elbows, knees, shoulders, buttox

Differential Diagnosis

Vesiculobullous rashes

Febrile

Afebrile

Management

  • Gluten free diet
  • Dapsone

See Also

Rash