European Journal of Dermatology


Ichthyosis revealing coeliac disease Volume 10, numéro 5, July - August 2000

IV Department of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, University of Milan, Ospedale S. Paolo, Via A. di Rudinì 8, 20142 Milano, Italy.
  • Page(s) : 398-9
  • Année de parution : 2000

In adults the typical symptoms of coeliac disease are well known: diarrhoea, loss of weight, weakness. In the last two decades many unusual forms have been reported, clinically characterized by: sideropenic anaemia, neurological signs, dental enamel changes, autoimmune diseases, low bone-mineral density, pericarditis and infertility. Occasionally, the skin can be the primarily involved site of this affection. Dermatitis herpetiformis is, in fact, [...]