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European Journal of Dermatology


Dermatitis herpetiformis: problems, progress and prospects Volume 12, numéro 6, November - December 2002

Dermatology Research, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG London, UK.
  • Page(s) : 523-31
  • Année de parution : 2002

History and landmarks Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) was first described as a clinical entity by Louis Duhring, a Philadelphia dermatologist in 1884. It was subsequently grouped with pemphigus and pemphigoid and collectively, these were termed the "bullous disorders". In 1943 Civatte showed that pemphigus was a different disorder as the blister formation occurred intraepidermally, whilst in pemphigoid and DH the blisters were subepidermal. [...]