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What’s the sequence of events when gluten is consumed for someone with dermatitis herpetiformis?

A person with dermatitis herpetiformis typically breaks out in blisters within hours, though sometimes within 24-48 hours, of ingesting gluten. The elbows, knees, buttocks, scalp and forehead are common areas where breakouts occur. August, 2012

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