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Dermatitis herpetiformis


Other Names for this Disease

  • Brocq-Duhring disease
  • Duhring Brocq disease
  • Duhring's disease
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  • I recently developed a vicious rash on my elbows, knees and ankles. Over the course of several months, the rash spread to my thighs, arms, back, shoulder blades and stomach. While I have no antibodies indicative of celiac disease in my intestine, I tested positive for antibodies in my skin. My doctor will not prescribe dapsone. What other options do I have for treatment? I have been following a gluten-free diet for about 3 weeks, but son't see any effects. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Brocq-Duhring disease
  • Duhring Brocq disease
  • Duhring's disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.