Cutaneous Manifestation – Friday Pop Quiz – 9/6

All of the following are true regarding the condition pictured EXCEPT:

A. Perilesional direct immunofluroescence shows granular IgA in the dermal papillae and at the dermoepidermal junction.

B. Only 20% of patients have a gluten-sensitive enteropathy.

C. It is associated with HLA-DQ2, HLA-DR3, and HLA-B8.

D. It is associated with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.

E. Cutaneous findings are due to autoantibodies to epidermal transglutaminase.

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