Dermatitis herpetiformis effectively treated with heparin, tetracycline and nicotinamide

S A Shah, Anthony Ormerod

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Abstract

We report a patient with severe dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) who was intolerant of dapsone, sulphapyridine, systemic steroids, and azathioprine. He was treated effectively with a combination of heparin, tetracycline and nicotinamide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204-205
Number of pages2
JournalClinical and Experimental Dermatology
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2000

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Keywords

  • Adult
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Heparin
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Niacinamide
  • Tetracycline

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