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Case Number : Case 2913 - 06 September 2021 Posted By: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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F 50, Itchy grouped papulovesicles ,Scalp, both elbows and both hands .Biopsy site: left elbow


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Meenakshi Batrani

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Dermatitis herpetiformis. I can see tiny subepidermal vesiculation and papillary dermal microabscesses. 

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Richard Logan

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Yes, lovely example of DH, although hand lesions not common.

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I agree, neutrophils in dermal papillae, clinical info all points towards DH

IMF can be done 

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Yes, this was DH! Have never seen it as beautiful as this one!

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Yesss.  DH.  Nice example of subepidermal abscess and vesicles without any bullous confluence. Thanks Mona. 

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