Management of dermatitis herpetiformis.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The major treatment strategies for DH are gluten restriction or medical treatment with sulfones. Control of the cutaneous manifestations, but not the gastrointestinal changes, is rapid with dapsone. In addition to control of the cutaneous signs and symptoms of DH, dietary gluten restriction also induces improvement of gastrointestinal morphology and is possibly protective against the development of lymphoma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cardones, ARG; Hall, RP

Published Date

  • October 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 631 - 635

PubMed ID

  • 21925009

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.det.2011.06.015


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States