Image Challenge – July 25th

Question: What is the name for this physical exam finding and what is one condition that this finding can be seen in?

Photo credit to Semantic Scholar – no peeking πŸ™‚

Answer: The answer is Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) which is a chronic, pruritis blistering skin rash seen in celiac disease. DH is a rash that affects about 10 percent of people with celiac disease.

DH is found predominantly in adults and more commonly in men and people of northern European descent.


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