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Descriptor English: Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Descriptor Spanish: Dermatitis Herpetiforme
Descriptor dermatitis herpetiforme
Entry term(s) enfermedad de Duhring
Scope note: Enfermedad rara, crónica, papulovesicular, que se caracteriza por presentar una erupción intensamente pruriginosa constituida por varias combinaciones de lesiones simétricas, eritematosas, papulosas, vesiculares, o bullosas. La enfermedad se asocia generalmente con la presencia de antígenos HLA-B8 y HLA-DR3. Se han detectado diversos autoanticuerpos en un pequeño número de pacientes con dermatitis herpetiforme.
Descriptor Portuguese: Dermatite Herpetiforme
Descriptor French: Dermatite herpétiforme
Entry term(s): Disease, Duhring
Disease, Duhring's
Duhring Disease
Duhring's Disease
Duhrings Disease
Tree number(s): C17.800.174.360
C17.800.865.360
C20.111.318
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003874
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: a bullous skin dis: nothing to do with herpes
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 29372
Unique ID: D003874
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Dermatitis Herpetiformis - Preferred
Concept UI M0006048
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Entry term(s) Disease, Duhring
Disease, Duhring's
Duhring Disease
Duhring's Disease
Duhrings Disease



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