Itchy Skin Rashes

  • Marzieh Tavakol


  • In dermatitis herpetiformis direct immunofluorescent examination shows granular deposition of IgA antibody in dermal papilla

  • IgA anti-tissue transglutaminase antibody has been shown to be the most sensitive and specific method of serologic study in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis

  • Life-long gluten-free regimen is the primary and the most effective therapeutic measure for management of the dermatitis herpetiformis


Dermatitis herpetiformis Direct immunofluorescent Gluten Anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marzieh Tavakol
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Non-communicable Diseases Research CenterAlborz University of Medical SciencesKarajIran
  2. 2.Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Shahid Bahonar HospitalAlborz University of Medical SciencesKarajIran

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