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Dermatitis herpetiformis

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Dermatitis herpetiformis is an itchy, blistering skin rash that usually appears on the elbows, knees, buttocks, back, or scalp. The rash affects about 10 percent of people with celiac disease. The rash can affect people of all ages but is most likely to appear for the first time between the ages of 30 and 40.

Men who have the rash also may have oral or, rarely, genital sores. Some people with celiac disease may have a rash and no other symptoms.

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