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What does DH stand for?

DH stands for Dermatitis Herpetiformis (skin disease)

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Features that may indicate a diagnosis of coeliac disease (adapted from NICE, 2009; Steele, 2011; Paul et al, 2010; Barnard et al, 2010; Karpati, 2012) * Abdominal bloating and pain * Anaemia * Behaviour changes * Bone pain * Concentration difficulties (may present with a fall in 'grades' at school) * Delayed growth * Delay in onset of puberty * Dermatitis herpetiformis (may be persistent and resistant to treatment in absence of GFD) * Diarrhoea * Failure to thrive (may show fall in centiles) * Fatigue * Flatulence * Mouth: pale-coloured sores (aphthous ulcers) * Stools: pale in colour and foul-smelling (tends to float in toilet pan, difficult to flush) * Teeth: discoloration or loss of enamel
We prospectively assayed serum samples obtained at diagnosis from a series ofpatients who were grouped as follows: (a) anti-tTG-seronegative patients with a CD-like enteropathy (n = 12), (b) a consecutive series of skin biopsy-proven dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) cases (n = 26), and (c) IgA anti-tTG-positive CD patients as disease controls (n = 26).
Coeliac UK, the leading charity for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a skin allergy caused by gluten intolerance, is campaigning hard to raise awareness of the condition amongst the general public and the medical profession in a bid to increase diagnosis rates.