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Dermatitis Herpetiformis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.174.360
C17.800.865.360
C20.111.318
Unique ID
D003874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003874
Annotation
a bullous skin dis: nothing to do with herpes
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.
Entry Term(s)
Duhring Disease
Duhring's Disease
NLM Classification #
WR 200
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Dermatitis Herpetiformis Preferred
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