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Dermatitis Herpetiformis (Disease, Duhring's) Summary

Description: Rare, chronic, papulo-vesicular disease characterized by an intensely pruritic eruption consisting of various combinations of symmetrical, erythematous, papular, vesicular, or bullous lesions. The disease is strongly associated with the presence of HLA-B8 and HLA-DR3 antigens. A variety of different autoantibodies has been detected in small numbers in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis.

Also Known As: Disease, Duhring's; Duhring Disease; Disease, Duhring; Duhrings Disease; Duhring's Disease

Networked: 819 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 55 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dermatitis Herpetiformis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Glutens (Glutelin) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 138 results : IBA
  2. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) : 4 outcomes 25 studies in 271 results : IBA
  3. Dapsone : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 94 results : FDA 3
  4. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 47 results : IBA
  5. Antibodies : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 116 results : IBA
  6. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  7. Antigens : 1 outcome 1 study in 36 results : IBA
  8. Antigen-Antibody Complex (Immune Complex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 27 results : IBA
  9. Fc Receptors (Fc Receptor) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Actins (F Actin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dermatitis Herpetiformis

  1. Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  2. Bullous Pemphigoid (Pemphigoid)
  3. Pemphigus (Pemphigus Vulgaris)
  4. Skin Diseases
  5. Dermatitis Herpetiformis (Disease, Duhring's)
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Key Therapies for Dermatitis Herpetiformis

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  1. Immunomodulation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Nephrectomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Lasers (Laser) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Gastroenterostomy : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 results
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