A chronic autoimmune skin disorder characterized by the development of pruritic papulovesicular and bullous lesions in the elbows, knees, buttocks, and back. It is associated with an increased expression of hla-a1, hla-b8, and hla-dr3 antibodies.
A disorder characterized by inflammation of the skin characterized by the presence of bullae which are filled with fluid.
Inflammation of the skin characterized by the presence of bullae which are filled with fluid.
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.