During the sickness

During the disease (synonym: dermatitis herpetiformis, polymorphic painful dermatitis Brock) - chronic skin disease characterized by recurrent appearance of Polymorphic rash: bubbles, bubbles, papular elements. The rash usually accompanied by itching or burning, their characteristic feature is the tendency to grouping and symmetrical arrangement. Elements of the rash may appear on the skin of the trunk, legs, scalp. The palms and soles, as a rule, from acne free. In most cases, a group of blisters or bubbles are swelling and inflammation of the Foundation, but sometimes bubbles appear on the unchanged skin. Mucous membranes are very rare. The appearance of the rash may precede the General malaise. In the period rash temperature can rise up to 39C, acute itching, disturb sleep and appetite.
Disease can develop in adults and in children.
Diagnostic significance eosinophilia in the cystic fluid in patients with dermatitis herpetiformis, no so-called cantalamessa cells (see Bladderwort), often observed increased sensitivity of these people to iodine preparations. The purpose of differential diagnosis of diseases of used during the test Adisson - overlay on healthy skin ointments containing 50% potassium iodide, as a compress. In case of positive test in 24 hours at the place of application, ointments produced erythema and bubbles. If your symptoms are minor, 2% solution of potassium iodide appoint inwards to 1 tablespoon 3 times a day. In case of positive test appear rash of blisters or urticarnae elements.
Etiology and pathogenesis is not clear. Many authors point to the infectious nature of the disease; others refer disease during trophoneurosis. Special importance is attached pregnancy as a factor contributing to the emergence of disease during and endocrine disorders, especially the violation of the functions of the thyroid gland.
Treatment. The most effective diafenilsulfon (DDS), which appointed rounds in 5-10 days with 3-5-day break (single dose of VAT is 0,025 grams daily - 0,075 g); sulfa drugs; autohemotherapy; corticosteroids. Naruzhno - aniline dyes and ointments with antibiotics.
Possible recurrence of the disease, as reliable measures of prevention of diseases during does not exist.